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Dan Benson  -  (D) New Jersey
State Representative - New Jersey Assembly District 14
State Capitol
125 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625-1101
  • Phone: (609) 847-3500
  • Fax: (609) 292-2386
State District
3691A Nottingham Way
Hamilton Square, NJ 08690
  • Phone: (609) 631-0198
  • Fax: (609) 631-0324
Bill Bill Name Summary
A5023 Establishes pilot program in DOE to provide assistive technology to elem... This bill establishes a three-year assistive technology pilot program in the Department of Education. The purpose of the program is to provide assistive technology and assistive technology services to elementary and middl...
A4556 Imposes temporary surcharge on hotel occupancies in certain cities to fu... This bill would impose a daily $2 per room surcharge on hotel occupancies in certain cities. The bill would require that all the proceeds from these surcharges would have to be used to fund public safety services for such...
A4737 Requires candidates for certain teaching certificates to pass written te... This bill would require, effective January 1, 2019, that candidates for a preschool through grade three endorsement, an elementary school endorsement, or a reading specialist endorsement, pass a written test which include...
A3823 Concerns expedited process for foreclosing vacant and abandoned resident... This bill provides an expedited process for residential mortgage lenders to foreclose vacant and abandoned residential properties and enhances the remedies available to common interest communities when lenders delay the f...
A3918 Modifies State's solar renewable energy portfolio standards.* This bill, would establish a 25-member "New Jersey Solar Energy Study Commission" and modify the State's solar renewable energy portfolio standards. The commission would comprise the President of BPU, the Commissioner of ...
A4117 Permits county improvement authorities to establish student loan refinan... This bill is intended to permit county improvement authorities to establish programs to refinance student loan debt, including loans to attend proprietary institutions licensed to offer academic degrees (for example, DeVr...
A4225 Requires DOH to establish comprehensive searchable website concerning ed... This bill requires the Department of Education to establish and maintain a comprehensive website concerning educational programs and resources available for students classified as eligible for special education programs a...
A4327 Amends list of environmental infrastructure projects approved for long-t... This bill would amend the list of environmental infrastructure projects approved by the Legislature for long-term funding for Fiscal Year 2017 to include new projects and revise allowable loan amounts for already approved...
A1813 Authorizes establishment of drug donation programs.* This bill establishes a prescription drug donation repository program in the Department of Health (DOH). This program will provide for the donation of unused prescription drugs and supplies by persons, health care facilit...
A2046 "Historic Property Reinvestment Act"; provides credits against certain t... This bill, the "Historic Property Reinvestment Act," provides tax credits for the cost of rehabilitating historic properties in this State. The bill creates two tax credits for up to 25 percent of the taxpayer's outlay fo...
A3799 Includes students who participate in school intramural sports programs i... Under current law, the Department of Education was required to develop and implement, by the 2011-2012 school year, a head injury safety training program on the recognition of the symptoms of head injuries and the appropr...
A4086 Establishes program to provide free tuition under State Tuition Aid Gran... This bill establishes the Two to Four Tuition Free Students Program within the State Tuition Aid Grant Program. The program will provide free tuition to certain students who are accepted for admission to a four-year publi...
A1065 Allows military member to qualify for resident tuition rate at county co... This bill provides that a member of the United States military or his dependent who lives in New Jersey and is attending a county college established by the county in which the member resides or is stationed must be charg...
A740 "Government Reality Check Act"; prohibits public employers from providin... Sections 1 through 3: These sections of the bill amend the "New Jersey Conflicts of Interest Law," N.J.S.A.52:13D-12 et seq., and the "Legislative and Governmental Process Activities Disclosure Act," N.J.S.A.52:13C-18 et ...
A143 Broadens eligibility for certain veterans' benefits by eliminating requi... This bill broadens the eligibility for certain veterans' benefits by eliminating the requirement that a veteran serve during specific wars or other periods of emergency, and, in certain instances, that a veteran serve in ...
A271 Requires in public schools instruction on the contributions of United St... This bill provides that a board of education shall include instruction on the contributions and sacrifices of United States veterans in an appropriate place in the curriculum of elementary school, middle school, and high ...
A840 Establishes minimum certified nurse aide-to-resident ratios in nursing h... This bill establishes minimum ratios for the number of certified nurse aides (CNAs) to the number of residents in nursing homes. Under current regulations, the Department of Health requires nursing homes to meet a minimum...
ACR76 Proposes constitutional amendment to increase to $500 veterans' property... Proposes constitutional amendment to increase to $500 veterans' property tax deduction.
A767 Clarifies that certain former New Jersey National Guard members may be e... In 2007 the Legislature amended the provisions of P.L.1999, c.46, the law which provides free tuition benefits to active members of the New Jersey National Guard enrolled in public institutions of higher education. Under ...
A151 Adds Sons of The American Legion to list of organizations whose represen... This bill adds the Sons of The American Legion to the list of organizations whose duly authorized representatives are entitled to receive a leave of absence with pay to attend State and national conventions under R.S.38:2...
A2092 Provides for issuance of certificate of rehabilitation to certain offend... This bill provides for the issuance of a certificate of rehabilitation by the court or State Parole Board to persons who have a substance abuse disorder and have been convicted of certain crimes. Under the provisions of t...
A460 Expands eligibility for veterans civil service preference. This bill would expand eligibility for veterans hiring preference in the civil service so that individuals who are eligible for veterans preference in the federal civil service, but are not eligible for preference in the ...
A1599 Requires condominium and homeowners' associations to provide information... This bill would require condominium associations and homeowners' associations to cooperate to the fullest possible extent with federal home loan insurance providers, by responding fully and expediently to any questionnair...
A2390 Authorizes gun violence restraining orders and firearm seizure warrants. This bill authorizes courts in this State to issue gun violence restraining orders to persons who pose a significant risk of personal injury to themselves or others by possessing or owning a firearm. The bill also authori...
ACR37 Expresses support for national ban of non-therapeutic use of antibiotics... Expresses support for national ban of non-therapeutic use of antibiotics on livestock.
A1189 "Garden State Manufacturing Jobs Act." This bill permits the establishment of a new type of corporation termed as a Garden State Corporation. Garden State Corporations would be corporations that are principally engaged in manufacturing, principally utilizing f...
A1926 Provides for transfer and sale of inactive liquor licenses for use in qu... Under the provisions of this bill, an inactive plenary retail consumption license may be purchased by: (1) a corporation or other legal entity operating or intending to operate a restaurant or bar in a qualifying smart gr...
A375 Requires institutions of higher education to provide greater assistance ... Current law provides a student at a New Jersey public institution of higher education who is unable to complete a course because the student is called to partial or full mobilization for State or federal active duty as a ...
A925 Prohibits investment of pension and annuity funds by state in companies ... This bill prohibits the investment of New Jersey public employee retirement funds in any company that boycotts, divests, or sanctions Israel or Israeli businesses. The bill does not apply to the activities of any company ...
A2750 Concerns equal pay for women and employment discrimination. This bill modifies current law, including the Law Against Discrimination, P.L.1945, c.169 (C.10:5-1 et seq.) ("LAD"), to strengthen protections against employment discrimination and promote equal pay for women. The bill a...
A2625 Prohibits drilling technique of hydraulic fracturing. This bill establishes a permanent moratorium on the practice of hydraulic fracturing in the State for the purpose of natural gas exploration or production. The bill defines "hydraulic fracturing" as the drilling technique...
A1536 Requires hiring preference for veterans in non-civil service jurisdictions. This bill would require counties and municipalities that have not adopted the provisions of Title 11A, Civil Service, of the New Jersey Statutes to provide a hiring preference to veterans. In order to be eligible for pref...
A2951 Requires public institutions of higher education to grant academic credi... This bill requires public institutions of higher education to adopt policies to award academic credit to honorably discharged veterans who served on active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States, a Reserve componen...
A2950 "Combat to College Act"; grants priority course registration to military... This bill provides that military service members and veterans who live in New Jersey and attend a public institution of higher education will be granted priority in registering for courses at the public institution of hig...
A3420 Makes supplemental appropriation of $122,200,000 from Property Tax Relie... This bill makes a supplemental appropriation of $122.2 million in fiscal year 2016-2017 from the Property Tax Relief Fund to the Department of Education to provide additional State school aid to certain school districts. ...
A3635 Temporarily maintains property tax exemption for previously exempt non-p... This bill would maintain property tax exemptions for non-profit hospital properties for tax years 2016 and 2017 if such properties were exempt from property taxation in tax year 2015, and would bar any litigation or other...
A1902 Authorizes municipalities to establish program for public or private fin... This bill authorizes municipalities to provide for public or private financing of (1) renewable energy systems, energy produced by such systems, energy efficiency improvements, energy storage, water conservation, storm sh...
A614 Authorizes special license plates with proceeds to the families of NJ tr... This bill authorizes a special license plate with proceeds to be distributed to the Operation Enduring Freedom / Operation Iraqi Freedom Yellow Ribbon Grant program administered by the New Jersey National Guard Support fo...
A1252 Broadens eligibility for certain veterans' benefits by eliminating requi... This bill broadens the eligibility for certain veterans' benefits by eliminating the requirement that a veteran serve during specific wars or other periods of emergency, and, in certain instances, that a veteran serve in ...
A3337 Requires hospitals and health care professionals to offer hepatitis C te... This bill requires hospitals and health care professionals to offer hepatitis C testing to individuals born between 1945 and 1965. Specifically, a hospital or health care professional that provides health care services to...
A3585 Requires municipalities to conduct lead paint inspections in single- and... This bill would require municipalities to inspect every single-family and two-family rental dwelling located within the municipality for lead-based paint hazards at least once every five years, except municipalities would...
A1827 Concerns earned sick leave. This bill requires each employer to provide earned sick leave to each employee it employs in the State, except for construction employees that are under contract pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement. The employee...
A1850 Concerns equal pay for women and employment discrimination. This bill modifies current law, including the Law Against Discrimination, P.L.1945, c.169 (C.10:5-1 et seq.) ("LAD"), to strengthen protections against employment discrimination and promote equal pay for women. The bill a...
A5317 Appropriates $7.5 million for constitutionally dedicated CBT revenues to... This bill appropriates $7.5 million to the State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC) for the purpose of providing planning incentive grants to counties for up to 80 percent of the cost of acquisition of development e...
A567 "Government Reality Check Act"; prohibits public employers from providin... Sections 1 through 3: These sections of the bill amend the "New Jersey Conflicts of Interest Law," N.J.S.A.52:13D-12 et seq., and the "Legislative and Governmental Process Activities Disclosure Act," N.J.S.A.52:13C-18 et ...
A790 "Combat to College Act"; grants priority course registration to military... This bill provides that military service members and veterans who live in New Jersey and attend a public institution of higher education will be granted priority in registering for courses at the public institution of hig...
A1311 "Historic Property Reinvestment Act"; provides credits against certain t... This bill, the "Historic Property Reinvestment Act," provides tax credits for the cost of rehabilitating historic properties in this State. The bill creates two tax credits for up to 25 percent of the taxpayer's outlay fo...
ACR69 Proposes constitutional amendment to increase to $500 veterans' property... Proposes constitutional amendment to increase to $500 veterans' property tax deduction.
A2008 Provides for transfer and sale of inactive liquor licenses for use in qu... Under the provisions of this bill, an inactive plenary retail consumption license may be purchased by: (1) a corporation or other legal entity operating or intending to operate a restaurant or bar in a qualifying smart gr...
A698 Establishes task force to study issues facing returning members of the U... This bill establishes a task force in the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs to address issues facing members of the United States Armed Forces and New Jersey National Guard returning from overseas deployments in...
AR31 Urges United States Congress to dedicate additional federal funds for hi... Urges United States Congress to dedicate additional federal funds for highway maintenance and infrastructure improvements in New Jersey.
A632 Allows shore municipalities to provide spouse and dependent children of ... This bill would permit shore municipalities, by ordinance, to provide free or reduced fee beach access to the spouse and dependent children, over the age of 12 years, of veterans who have served in any of the Armed Forces...
A492 Imposes temporary surcharge on hotel occupancies in certain cities to fu... This bill would impose a daily $2 per room surcharge on hotel occupancies in certain cities. The bill would require that all the proceeds from these surcharges would have to be used to fund public safety services for such...
A776 Excludes amount of certain early withdrawals from qualified retirement p... This bill requires the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) to solicit from an applicant for financial assistance, information on whether he received an early withdrawal from a qualified retirement plan u...
A1128 Requires blood sample to be obtained from driver involved in motor vehic... This bill expands the implied consent law to include blood samples, and requires a blood sample to be obtained from any driver involved in a motor vehicle accident resulting in the death of another person for the purpose ...
A1268 Expands eligibility to receive the veterans' property tax deduction and ... This bill would broaden the eligibility for the veterans' property tax deduction and the veterans' property tax exemption by eliminating the requirement that a veteran serve during specific wars or other periods of emerge...
A521 Exempts disabled veterans from certain fees at State parks and forests. This bill would provide free admission to State parks and forests to disabled veterans residing in New Jersey who have been honorably discharged or released under honorable circumstances from active service in any branch ...
A1212 Clarifies intent of P.L.2007, c.340 regarding NJ's required participatio... This bill clarifies the intent of P.L.2007, c.340 (C.26:2C-45 et al.) and specifically requires the State's participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). P.L.2007, c.340, commonly referred to as the Regi...
A791 Requires public institutions of higher education to grant academic credi... This bill requires public institutions of higher education to adopt policies to award academic credit to honorably discharged veterans who served on active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States, a Reserve componen...
A1576 Requires certain health care facilities to offer, and health care worker... This bill requires health care facilities to annually offer influenza vaccination to their health care workers, commencing with the 2013-2014 influenza season. Specifically, each health care facility is to establish and i...
ACR19 Expresses support for national ban of non-therapeutic use of antibiotics... Expresses support for national ban of non-therapeutic use of antibiotics on livestock.
A884 Requires in public schools instruction on the contributions of United St... This bill provides that a board of education shall include instruction on the contributions and sacrifices of United States veterans in an appropriate place in the curriculum of elementary school, middle school, and high ...
A1217 Authorizes gun violence restraining orders and firearm seizure warrants. This bill authorizes courts in this State to issue gun violence restraining orders to persons who pose a significant risk of personal injury to themselves or others by possessing or owning a firearm. The bill also authori...
A1067 Requires hiring preference for veterans in non-civil service jurisdictions. This bill would require counties and municipalities that have not adopted the provisions of Title 11A, Civil Service, of the New Jersey Statutes to provide a hiring preference to veterans. In order to be eligible for pref...
A779 Clarifies that certain former New Jersey National Guard members may be e... In 2007 the Legislature amended the provisions of P.L.1999, c.46, the law which provides free tuition benefits to active members of the New Jersey National Guard enrolled in public institutions of higher education. Under ...
A1951 Allows military member to qualify for resident tuition rate at county co... This bill provides that a member of the United States military or his dependent who lives in New Jersey and is attending a county college established by the county in which the member resides or is stationed must be charg...
A1903 Provides for priority consideration, by DCA, DEP, DOT, and municipalitie... This bill directs the Department of Community Affairs, the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Transportation, and municipal agencies to give priority consideration to permit applications for green b...
A504 Designates "I'm From New Jersey" as the State song. "I'm From New Jersey" is a State song, written, published, recorded and produced especially for and dedicated to the State of New Jersey. It is a State song which is also adaptable for local use to any municipal...
A2085 Concerns expedited process for foreclosing vacant and abandoned resident... This bill would revise the existing expedited process for mortgage lenders to foreclose vacant and abandoned residential properties, and would enhance the remedies available to common interest communities with respect to ...
A1567 Expands eligibility for veterans' civil service preference; creates addi... This bill would expand eligibility for veterans' hiring preference in the civil service so that individuals who are eligible for veterans' preference in the federal civil service, but are not eligible for preference in th...
A1952 Creates first degree crime of home invasion, makes crime subject to No E... This bill creates the first degree crime of home invasion and makes this crime subject to the No Early Release Act. In addition, the bill upgrades burglary of a residence to a second degree crime under certain circumstanc...
A1876 Requires municipalities to conduct lead paint inspections in single- and... This bill would require municipalities to inspect every single-family and two-family rental dwelling located within the municipality for lead-based paint hazards at least once every five years, except municipalities would...
A988 Requires condominium and homeowners' associations to provide information... This bill would require condominium associations and homeowners' associations to cooperate to the fullest possible extent with federal home loan insurance providers, by responding fully and expediently to any questionnair...
A313 Requires distribution of homestead benefits on or before October 31 of t... This bill requires the distribution of homestead benefits on or before October 31 of the State fiscal year for which an appropriation of homestead benefits is made. Currently, the homestead benefit law requires the distri...
A1074 Upgrades domestic violence-related assault under certain circumstances. This bill provides for a enhanced gradation scheme fir certain assaults against a person, in the course of committing an act of domestic violence, or in the course of committing contempt of a domestic violence restraining...
A563 Establishes pilot project to permit voters in military service on active... This bill establishes a pilot project to permit a voter in military service on active duty overseas, and their spouse or dependent to vote using the Internet The pilot project will be for the primary election and general ...
A1347 Establishes Green Jobs Training Partnership Program. This bill establishes the Green Jobs Training Partnership Program in the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, in consultation with the State Employment and Training Commission. To fulfill the purpose of the prog...
A1875 Requires public and nonpublic schools to test for and remediate lead in ... This bill would require public and nonpublic schools to test for and remediate lead in drinking water, and disclose their test results. Specifically, under the bill, each school district, charter school, and nonpublic sch...
A764 Requires school buildings to be equipped with emergency light and panic ... This bill requires that all public elementary and secondary schools be equipped with a panic alarm for use in a school security emergency including, but not limited to, a non-fire evacuation, lockdown, or active shooter s...
A2031 Expands health insurance coverage for behavioral health services and aut... This bill requires hospital, medical and health service corporations, commercial insurers, health maintenance organizations, health benefits plans issued pursuant to the New Jersey Individual Health Coverage and Small Emp...
AJR21 Designates May of each year as "Civil War Veterans Recognition Month," i... Designates May of each year as "Civil War Veterans Recognition Month," in honor of the Grand Army of the Republic and the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.
A1525 Requires DOE to establish comprehensive searchable website concerning ed... This bill requires the Department of Education to establish and maintain a comprehensive website concerning educational programs and resources available for students classified as eligible for special education programs a...
A382 Establishes minimum certified nurse aide-to-resident ratios in nursing h... This bill establishes minimum ratios for the number of certified nurse aides (CNAs) to the number of residents in nursing homes. Under current regulations, the Department of Health requires nursing homes to meet a minimum...
A1694 Establishes pilot program in DOE to provide assistive technology to elem... This bill establishes a three-year assistive technology pilot program in the Department of Education. The purpose of the program is to provide assistive technology and assistive technology services to elementary and middl...
A395 "Garden State Manufacturing Jobs Act." This bill permits the establishment of a new type of corporation termed as a Garden State Corporation. Garden State Corporations would be corporations that are principally engaged in manufacturing, principally utilizing f...
AJR16 Designates October of each year as "Opioid Abuse Prevention Month." Designates October of each year as "Opioid Abuse Prevention Month."
A1328 Prohibits drilling technique of hydraulic fracturing. This bill establishes a permanent moratorium on the practice of hydraulic fracturing in the State for the purpose of natural gas exploration or production. The bill defines "hydraulic fracturing" as the drilling technique...
A2089 Categorizes "knockout game" assault as third-degree aggravated assault; ... This bill categorizes a "knockout game" assault as a crime of the third degree, normally punishable by a term of imprisonment of three to five years, a fine of up to $15,000, or both. Such an assault is described in the b...
A936 Requires reporting of suspected abuse of institutionalized elderly to po... This bill, designated as "Peggy's Law," amends P.L.1977, c.239 (C.52:27G-1 et seq.), which establishes the Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly, to require that any caretaker, social worker, physician, registered o...
A1067 Creates first degree crime of home invasion, makes crime subject to No E... This bill creates the first degree crime of home invasion and makes this crime subject to the No Early Release Act. In addition, the bill upgrades burglary of a residence to a second degree crime under certain circumstanc...
A1548 Upgrades domestic violence-related assault under certain circumstances.* This bill would make it a crime of the fourth degree to commit assault in connection with an act of domestic violence or in connection with an act of contempt of a domestic violence restraining order. A second or subseque...
AJR18 Designates October of each year as "Opioid Abuse Prevention Month." Designates October of each year as "Opioid Abuse Prevention Month."
A545 Requires distribution of homestead benefits on or before October 31 of t... This bill requires the distribution of homestead benefits on or before October 31 of the State fiscal year for which an appropriation of homestead benefits is made. Currently, the homestead benefit law requires the distri...
A987 Establishes task force to study issues facing returning members of the U... This bill establishes a task force in the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs to address issues facing members of the United States Armed Forces and New Jersey National Guard returning from overseas deployments in...
AR21 Urges United States Congress to dedicate additional federal funds for hi... Urges United States Congress to dedicate additional federal funds for highway maintenance and infrastructure improvements in New Jersey.
A413 Provides $21 minimum annual energy assistance to qualified families. This bill provides that every household in the State that is eligible to receive benefits under the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) shall receive a minimum annual energy assistance payment of $21. The b...
A1810 Requires certain health care facilities to offer, and health care worker... This bill requires health care facilities to annually offer influenza vaccination to their health care workers, commencing with the 2013-2014 influenza season. Specifically, each health care facility is to establish and i...
A1446 Concerns earned sick leave. This bill requires each employer to provide earned sick leave to each employee it employs in the State, except for construction employees that are under contract pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement. The employee...
A1889 Requires written security plan when school is polling place and open to ... The bill provides that a school cannot be used as a polling place on a day that classes are in session, unless voting takes place in a room that is directly accessible from the outside and is secured by a door or other ba...
A1481 Extends eligibility for veterans' property tax deduction to residents of... This bill would extend the property tax exemption now granted to honorably discharged veterans on the homes that they own, to residential units held by honorably discharged veterans in continuing care retirement communiti...
A2062 Authorizes Attorney General to impose fine against institution of higher... This bill provides that the Attorney General will impose a penalty against an institution of higher education that fails to appropriately respond to and investigate an allegation of sexual assault made by a student up to ...
A461 Provides credits under corporation business tax and gross income tax for... This bill establishes credits under the corporation business tax and gross income tax for employers who employ certain disabled veterans. The purpose of the bill is to encourage employers to hire certain disabled veterans...
A556 Requires entertainment facilities to provide calorie information for foo... This bill would require entertainment facilities to provide calorie information for food and beverage items offered for sale, subject to the same requirements that currently apply to chain restaurants. The bill would defi...
A309 Creates offense of financial exploitation of the elderly. This bill creates the offense of theft by financial exploitation of the elderly. The bill provides that a person is guilty of theft by financial exploitation of the elderly if the person uses fraud, false promise, extorti...
A1464 Authorizes health care providers to engage in telemedicine and teleheath. * This bill would authorize health care practitioners in the State - including physicians, nurse practitioners, psychologists, psychiatrists, psychoanalysts, licensed clinical social workers, physician assistants, and any o...
A160 Expands eligibility to receive the veterans' property tax deduction and ... This bill would broaden the eligibility for the veterans' property tax deduction and the veterans' property tax exemption by eliminating the requirement that a veteran serve during specific wars or other periods of emerge...
A303 Establishes the "Mortgage Assistance Pilot Program." This bill establishes the "Mortgage Assistance Pilot Program" in the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency ("NJ HMFA") for a period of three years to allow certain homeowners, who have negative home equ...
A1866 Requires blood sample to be obtained from driver involved in motor vehic... This bill requires a blood sample to be obtained from a driver involved in a motor vehicle accident resulting in the death of another person for the purpose of determining if the driver has alcohol or drugs in his or her ...
A935 Authorizes special license plates with proceeds to the families of NJ tr... This bill authorizes a special license plate with proceeds to be distributed to the Operation Enduring Freedom / Operation Iraqi Freedom Yellow Ribbon Grant program administered by the New Jersey National Guard Support fo...
A183 Requires certain entities to be equipped with generators and allows thos... This bill requires retail motor fuel dealers, motor fuel wholesales, motor fuel terminal facilities, motor fuel refineries, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, subacute rehabilitation facilities, and newly construc...
A2139 Requires State Treasurer to follow usual procurement process prior to en... At present, the law authorizes the Director of the Division of Purchase and Property in the Department of the Treasury to purchase goods or services through cooperative purchasing agreements with other states or political...
A717 Exempts disabled veterans from certain fees at State parks and forests. This bill would provide free admission to State parks and forests to disabled veterans residing in New Jersey who have been honorably discharged or released under honorable circumstances from active service in any branch ...
A1437 Prohibits sale of food and beverage packaging and containers made with b... This bill would prohibit any food or beverages in a package or container and any food or beverage storage container made with or composed of bisphenol A (BPA) to be sold, offered for sale, or distributed for sale in the S...
A1493 Clarifies intent of P.L.2007, c.340 regarding NJ's required participatio... This bill clarifies the intent of P.L.2007, c.340 (C.26:2C-45 et al.) and specifically requires the State's participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). P.L.2007, c.340, commonly referred to as the Regi...
A1844 The "Full Marriage Recognition for Civil Union Couples Act"; recognizes ... This bill, titled the "Full Marriage Recognition for Civil Union Couples Act," would, with respect to civil unions: - prohibit the formation of any new civil unions pursuant to P.L.2006, c.103 (C.37:1-28 et al.), since sa...
A698 Designates "I'm From New Jersey" as the State song. "I'm From New Jersey" is a State song, written, published, recorded and produced especially for and dedicated to the State of New Jersey. It is a State song which is also adaptable for local use to any municipal...
A351 Requires wheelchair-only handicapped parking spaces in certain parking l... This bill would require the State, or any board, body, or parking authority to designate a minimum of one percent of the total number of parking spaces, but not less than two parking spaces, as restricted for use only by ...
A736 Establishes pilot project to permit voters in military service on active... This bill establishes a pilot project to permit a voter in military service on active duty overseas, and their spouse or dependent to vote using the Internet The pilot project will be for the primary election and general ...
A1798 Expands eligibility for veterans' civil service preference; creates addi... This bill would expand eligibility for veterans' hiring preference in the civil service so that individuals who are eligible for veterans' preference in the federal civil service, but are not eligible for preference in th...
ACR109 Proposes constitutional amendment to require payments by State to State-... Proposes constitutional amendment to require payments by State to State-administered retirement systems and establish in Constitution right of public employees to pension benefit; provides for enforcement of funding obliga...
A2674 Establishes "Blue Alert System."* This bill establishes an emergency "Blue Alert System" for the rapid dissemination of information in order to facilitate the apprehension of persons suspected of killing or seriously injuring law enforcement officers and ...
A965 Allows shore municipalities to provide spouse and dependent children of ... This bill would permit shore municipalities, by ordinance, to provide free or reduced fee beach access to the spouse and dependent children, over the age of 12 years, of veterans who have served in any of the Armed Forces...
A3618 Establishes requirements for sale of home baked goods or cottage foods. * This bill establishes requirements for the sale of home baked goods, such as bread, rolls, cakes, pies, pastries, candies, and cookies. The bill defines "baked goods" as ready-to-eat baked food prepared in a private kitch...
A3539 Requires public and nonpublic schools to test for and remediate lead in ... This bill would require public and nonpublic schools to test for and remediate lead in drinking water, and disclose their test results. Specifically, under the bill, each school district, charter school, and nonpublic sch...
A2240 Requires certain CATV companies to provide free Internet access to publi... This bill requires cable television (CATV) companies that are applying for, or renewing, municipal franchises to provide free Internet service to at least one public library in the municipality served by the CATV company....
A2081 Provides for priority consideration, by DCA, DEP, DOT, and municipalitie... This bill directs the Department of Community Affairs, the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Transportation, and municipal agencies to give priority consideration to permit applications for green b...
A2080 Authorizes municipalities to establish program for public or private fin... This bill authorizes municipalities to facilitate private financing of water conservation, storm shelter construction, and flood and hurricane resistance projects through the use of voluntary special assessments, thereby ...
A4468 Concerns Early Intervention Support Services program in DOH and expansio... This bill expands the Early Intervention Support Services (EISS) Programs, currently available in 11 counties (Atlantic, Bergen, Camden, Cumberland, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Mercer, Monmouth, Morris, and Ocean), to provi...
A4470 Establishes Behavioral Health Services Task Force.* This bill establishes the Behavioral Health Task Force in the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services in the Department of Human Services (DHS). The purpose of the board will be to review all aspects of behaviora...
A313 Requires certain additional school district personnel to complete traini... Under current law, public school teaching staff members receive instruction in suicide prevention as part of their professional development requirements. This bill provides that a school district employee who is not subje...
A4804 Establishes Green Jobs Training Partnership Program. This bill establishes the Green Jobs Training Partnership Program in the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, in consultation with the State Employment and Training Commission. The purpose of the program is to r...
A4469 Concerns expansion of services provided by DOH mental health screening s... This bill provides for the Commissioner of Human Services to accept an application from a screening service to provide expanded mental health services. The expanded services would be tailored to meets the need of the pers...
A4609 Clarifies excuse from jury service for active duty members of the milita... This bill would provide an excuse from jury service for members of the military under certain circumstances. Currently, N.J.S.2B:20-10 enumerates the grounds for excuse from jury service. Pursuant to P.L.1995, c.44, the L...
A4498 Expands health insurance coverage for behavioral health services and aut... This bill requires hospital, medical and health service corporations, commercial insurers, health maintenance organizations, health benefits plans issued pursuant to the New Jersey Individual Health Coverage and Small Emp...
AJR32 Designates May of each year as "Civil War Veterans Recognition Month," i... Designates May of each year as "Civil War Veterans Recognition Month," in honor of the Grand Army of the Republic and the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.
A5072 Concerns law regarding failure to pay wages. This bill assists workers aggrieved by certain violations of laws regarding the payment of wages by strengthening enforcement procedures, remedies and a variety of criminal, civil and administrative sanctions against the ...
S3573 Appropriates $7.5 million for constitutionally dedicated CBT revenues to... This bill appropriates $7.5 million to the State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC) for the purpose of providing planning incentive grants to counties for up to 80 percent of the cost of acquisition of development e...
A4763 Excludes amount of certain early withdrawals from qualified retirement p... This bill requires the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) to solicit from an applicant for financial assistance, information on whether he received an early withdrawal from a qualified retirement plan u...
A1877 "Healthy Small Food Retailer Act"; provides funding to small food retail... This bill, the "Healthy Small Food Retailer Act," would assist small food retailers operating in New Jersey, in low and moderate income urban and rural communities, by providing funds for retailers to increase the availab...
S992 Concerns equal pay for women and employment discrimination. This bill modifies current law, including the Law Against Discrimination, P.L.1945, c.169 (C.10:5-1 et seq.) ("LAD"), to strengthen protections against employment discrimination and promote equal pay for women. The bill a...
A3293 Permits charging late fee for rental payments due on self-service storag... This bill supplements the "Self-Service Storage Facility Act," P.L.1983. c.136 (C. 2A:44-187 et seq.), to allow the owner of a self-service storage facility to charge and collect a reasonable late fee for each month that ...
S2276 Modifies State's solar renewable energy portfolio standards.* This bill would establish the "New Jersey Solar Energy Study Commission" and modify the State's solar renewable energy portfolio standards. The commission would comprise the President of the Board of Public Utilities (BPU...
A3421 Establishes an animal abuser registry. This bill directs the Department of Health to establish on its website an animal abuser registry, and updates current law concerning the DOH list of persons ineligible to be animal control officers because of guilt or lia...
A191 Requires school buildings to be equipped with emergency light and panic ... This bill requires that all public elementary and secondary schools be equipped with a panic alarm for use in a school security emergency including, but not limited to, a non-fire evacuation, lockdown, or active shooter s...
A1210 Provides $21 minimum annual energy assistance to qualified families; qua... This bill would provide that every household in the State that is eligible to receive benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) shall receive a minimum annual energy assistance payment of $21 in ...
A30 Increases amount of benefits under Work First New Jersey program.* This bill increases the maximum cash assistance benefit for families participating in the Work First New Jersey Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (WFNJ/TANF) program. The WFNJ/TANF program provides cash and other ass...
A4870 "Safe Transportation Jobs and Fair Employment Rules Act." This bill enacts the "Safe Transportation Jobs and Fair Employment Rules Act," or the "STAFER Act," which requires certain subcontracted transportation center service workers to be paid certain wage rates. Specifically, t...
AR239 Expresses opposition to proposed discontinuation of Low Income Home Ener... Expresses opposition to proposed discontinuation of Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and urges Congress to renew that funding.
A750 Establishes minimum registered professional nurse staffing standards for... This bill establishes staffing standards for registered professional nurses in hospitals, ambulatory surgical facilities, and State developmental centers and psychiatric hospitals. Specifically, the bill provides that, in...
S2732 Amends list of environmental infrastructure projects approved for long-t... This bill would amend the list of environmental infrastructure projects approved by the Legislature for long-term funding for Fiscal Year 2017 to include new projects and revise allowable loan amounts for already approved...
S2560 Authorizes establishment of drug donation programs. This bill would allow private entities to voluntarily establish drug donation programs, pursuant to which health care facilities, pharmacies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and similar entities will be permitted to donate ...
AR182 Commemorates 100th anniversary of founding of Planned Parenthood. Commemorates 100th anniversary of founding of Planned Parenthood.
A3824 Establishes Office of Ombudsman for Individuals with Intellectual or Dev... This bill establishes the Office of the Ombudsman for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities and their Families in but not of the Department of the Treasury and, accordingly, the office is to be indep...
A3748 Requires DMVA to create registry for organizations providing services to... This bill requires the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs to create a registry of all organizations that provide services to veterans. Under the bill, the department is required to seek out such organ...
A3749 Allows "100 percent Disabled Veterans" to receive parking privileges res... This bill permits a military veteran who is designated by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs as a "100 Percent Disabled Veteran" to park a motor vehicle in parking spaces reserved for persons with a disabili...
S2348 Includes students who participate in school intramural sports programs i... Under current law, the Department of Education was required to develop and implement, by the 2011-2012 school year, a head injury safety training program on the recognition of the symptoms of head injuries and the appropr...
AR156 Urges school districts and nonpublic schools to adopt policy to address ... Urges school districts and nonpublic schools to adopt policy to address abuse of prescription opioids by students.
A3744 Establishes law enforcement assisted addiction and recovery referral pro... This bill requires the Director of the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services in the Department of Human Services to provide for the establishment of law enforcement assisted addiction and recovery programs in l...
AR151 Recognizes strong and enduring relationship between New Jersey and Taiwa... Recognizes strong and enduring relationship between New Jersey and Taiwan; congratulates President Dr. Tasi Ing-wen, Vice President Chen Chien-jen, and Ambassador Lily L.W. Hsu.*
A1869 Establishes Chief Diversity Officer to monitor participation by minority... This bill establishes in the State Department of the Treasury a Division of Minority and Women Business Development to be headed by a State Chief Disparity Officer. The division will administer and monitor policies, pract...
A544 Requires annual notice of assessment on property to contain bolded notic... This bill, which amends section 32 of P.L.1991, c.75 (C.54:4-38.1), would require the statutory notice of annual assessment, usually mailed in late January, to contain the deadline to file an appeal of the assessment in b...
A1934 Exempts veterans' organizations from nonprofit corporation annual report... This bill exempts veterans' organizations which organize as corporations under the "New Jersey Nonprofit Corporation Act," N.J.S.A.15A:1-1 et seq., from paying the annual report filing fee. Under current law, nonprofit co...
A2993 Requires Medicaid coverage for diabetes self-management education, train... This bill requires Medicaid coverage for diabetes self-management education, training, services, and equipment for patients diagnosed with diabetes, gestational diabetes, and pre-diabetes. The bill specifically requires t...
A3267 Provides for voluntary contributions by taxpayers on gross income tax re... This bill provides for voluntary contributions by taxpayers on gross income tax returns to support autism programs. The bill establishes a special fund in the Department of the Treasury, to be known as the "Autism Program...
A3386 Provides protections for children under the age of 18 with developmental... This bill provides protections for individuals with disabilities between the ages of 18 and 21 who have been subjected to abuse, neglect, or exploitation and are receiving services from the Division of Children's System o...
AR157 Urges State Board of Medical Examiners to adopt CDC guideline for prescr... Urges State Board of Medical Examiners to adopt CDC guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain.
S1923 Prohibits investment of pension and annuity funds by State in companies ... This bill would prohibit the investment of New Jersey public employee retirement funds in any company that boycotts, divests from, or sanctions Israel or Israeli businesses, or boycotts those doing business with Israel, o...
A2503 Provides protections for individuals with developmental disabilities; up... This bill, which is designated as "Stephen Komninos' Law," improves protections for individuals with developmental disabilities and provides for increased transparency of investigations conducted in connection w...
S1219 Requires reporting of suspected abuse of institutionalized elderly to po... This bill, designated as "Peggy's Law," amends P.L.1977, c.239 (C.52:27G-1 et seq.), which establishes the Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly, to require that any caretaker, social worker, physician, registered o...
A2949 Provides diamondback terrapins protection as nongame indigenous species. This bill provides the protection afforded by "The Endangered and Nongame Species Conservation Act" to the diamondback terrapin. The bill designates the diamondback terrapin as a nongame indigenous species subje...
S291 Authorizes health care providers to engage in telemedicine and telehealth.* This bill would authorize health care practitioners in the State - including physicians, nurse practitioners, psychologists, psychiatrists, psychoanalysts, licensed clinical social workers, physician assistants, and any o...
A374 Prohibits MVC from imposing duplicate license or identification card fee... This bill prohibits the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission from imposing duplicate identification card fees and replacement driver's license fees, including the digitized picture fee, if a person requests the duplicate i...
A2082 Requires OAL to maintain Internet database summarizing all State rule-ma... This bill would require the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) to establish and maintain, on its Internet website, a searchable database that identifies the number, nature, and status of all pending or proposed State rule...
A1199 Permits a victim or witness of any age to testify by closed circuit tele... This bill permits certain domestic violence victims and witness to testify against an alleged abuser via closed circuit television in prosecutions for a crime or offense involving domestic violence. The bill provides that...
A1424 Authorizes Victims of Crime Compensation Office to make payment for relo... This bill authorizes the Victims of Crime Compensation Office (VCCO) to pay for relocation expenses incurred by witnesses of violent crimes. Under current law, the VCCO compensates victims of violent crimes for certain ex...
AJR46 Creates the "New Jersey Biotechnology Task Force." Creates the "New Jersey Biotechnology Task Force."
A756 Regulates use of motor vehicle payment assurance devices. This bill regulates the use of payment assurance devices by motor vehicle dealers and lenders. Under the provisions of the bill, a "payment assurance device" is defined as a device installed on a motor vehicle with global...
A450 Wounded Warrior Caregivers Relief Act; Provides income tax credit to fam... This bill, entitled the Wounded Warrior Caregivers Relief Act, provides a gross income tax credit to family caregivers of certain former armed service members with service-connected disabilities. The purpose of the bill i...
A1690 Allows fire district elections to be moved to November; eliminates certa... This bill would establish procedures for moving the date of a fire district's annual election to the day of the general election in November. Under the bill, the date of the annual fire district election may be moved to N...
A222 "New Jersey Library Construction Bond Act"; authorizes issuance of $125,... This bill, entitled the "New Jersey Library Construction Bond Act," authorizes the issuance of $125,000,000 in State general obligation bonds to provide grants for the construction, expansion, and equipping of New Jersey'...
AR23 Designates month of June 2016 as "Internet Safety Month." Designates month of June 2016 as "Internet Safety Month."
S879 Prohibits termination of law enforcement officer or firefighter based up... This bill prohibits a law enforcement officer from being discharged from employment based upon a determination that the officer is physically incapacitated for the performance of his or her duty under certain circumstance...
S1041 Requires DHS to develop timeline for use by individuals with development... This bill requires the Commissioner of Human Services, or the commissioner's designee, in consultation with the Commissioner of Children and Families, the Commissioner of Community Affairs, the Commissioner of Education, ...
S1404 Requires governmental affairs agents to disclose on notice of representa... This bill amends the "Legislative and Governmental Process Activities Disclosure Act," P.L.1971, c.183 (C.52:13C-18 et seq.), to require a governmental affairs agent to disclose the dollar amount received from a...
A2292 Requires review of Core Curriculum Content Standards to ensure guidence ... This bill requires that the Department of Education conduct a review of the Core Curriculum Content Standards in Comprehensive Health and Physical Education to ensure that guidance for substance abuse instruction incorpor...
A2340 Authorizes students in Marie H. Katzenbach school for the deaf to operat... This bill provides that a student enrolled in a State school may operate a State vehicle for purposes of behind-the-wheel instruction as part of the school's regular curriculum driver education course. The bill also exten...
A2336 Prohibits health insurance carriers from requiring optometrists to becom... This bill prohibits health insurance carriers from requiring optometrists to accept a contract with a vision care plan as a condition for participation in the carrier's provider networks for the provision of medically nec...
AR73 Urges U.S. Congress to enact legislation protecting employee and retiree... Urges U.S. Congress to enact legislation protecting employee and retiree retirement benefits.
S976 Requires Public Health Council to promulgate rules and regulations for u... This bill requires the Public Health Council to promulgate rules and regulations for the use of quality control programs in bio-analytical and clinical laboratories. Pursuant to current law, the council has promulgated an...
SCR39 Amends Constitution to dedicate all State moneys received from settlemen... Amends Constitution to dedicate all State moneys received from settlements and awards in cases of environmental contamination for certain environmental purposes.
S596 Establishes compensation program for law enforcement officers and certai... This bill establishes a compensation program for State corrections officers, juvenile corrections officers, and juvenile detention officers who suffer bodily injury as the result of a riot or assault by the inmates or det...
S743 Directs Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to forgive certain... This bill directs the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) to forgive student loans offered through the New Jersey College Loans to Assist State Students (NJCLASS) Loan Program in the event of a student b...
S295 Requires DOH to issue standing order authorizing pharmacists to dispense... This bill would expand public access to opioid antidotes, such as naloxone hydrochloride, by supplementing the "New Jersey Pharmacy Practice Act," P.L.2003, c.280 (C.45:14-40 et seq.) and amending the provisions of the "O...
S518 Requires sanitation vehicles display flashing lights in certain circumst... This bill, designated "Michael Massey's Law," would require sanitation vehicles to display flashing amber warning lights and require motorists approaching stationary sanitation vehicles with flashing lights to change lane...
S260 Requires reservation of portion of tenant vouchers under State rental as... This bill would reserve a portion of the tenant-based rental assistance vouchers under the State rental assistance program (SRAP) for grants to veterans. Current law reserves a portion of SRAP funding for veterans who hav...
S307 Creates Veterans Diversion Program to divert eligible servicemembers awa... This bill creates a three-year Statewide Veterans Treatment Court Pilot Program which will have as a purpose the diversion of certain nonviolent offenders who are veterans away from the criminal justice system and into ap...
AR91 Urges institutions of higher education in the State with undergraduate e... Urges institutions of higher education in the State with undergraduate engineering programs to offer major in aerospace engineering.
S1640 Establishes requirements concerning necessary care of dogs, domestic com... This bill would make it a violation of the State animal cruelty laws to: 1) leave a cat, dog, or other domestic companion animal unattended outdoors when the outside ambient temperature is 32 degrees Fahrenheit or less or...
A2741 Authorizes municipal governing body to create and maintain list of munic... This bill authorizes a municipal governing body, by ordinance, to require the municipal clerk to create and maintain a list of municipal residents who identify themselves as being in need of special assistance in the even...
S996 Requires report on status of lead-safe program in DCA.* This bill makes a FY 2016 supplemental Grants-in-Aid appropriation from the State General Fund of $10,000,000 to the Department of Community Affairs for the Lead Hazard Control Assistance Fund. The Lead Hazard Control Ass...
AJR54 Designates April 2nd of each year as "World Autism Awareness Day." Designates April 2nd of each year as "World Autism Awareness Day."
ACR192 Determines that DEP's proposal to amend septic system density standards ... Determines that DEP's proposal to amend septic system density standards in Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act Rules is inconsistent with legislative intent.
A3883 Authorizes New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust to expend certa... This bill authorizes the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust (Trust) to expend up to $411.35 million and any unexpended balances from previous authorizations to provide loans with an interest rate at or below th...
S1825 Establishes task force to study and make recommendations concerning mobi... This bill establishes an 11-member task force to study and make recommendations concerning mobility and support services needs of New Jersey adults with autism spectrum disorder. The task force will be comprised of: the C...
AR126 Urges President to establish Presidential Youth Council. Urges President to establish Presidential Youth Council.
S2024 Clarifies that product approval from U.S. Food and Drug Administration i... This bill would clarify that approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is not required when a drug manufacturer is filing a registration statement. If, at the time of filing, a registrant's drug products hav...
S2061 Increases accidental death benefit to 70% of final compensation for surv... Under current law, if a member of the State Police Retirement System (SPRS) dies in the performance of duty, the surviving spouse receives a pension of 70% of final compensation or of adjusted final compensation, as appro...
S2098 Exempts hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicles from certain labeling requir... This bill exempts hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles from certain labeling requirements. Under current law, a vehicle registered or principally garaged in this State and powered primarily or secondarily by a compressed o...
A3534 Permits authorities and local units operating water supply or sewerage f... This bill would allow county and municipal sewerage and utilities authorities and local units operating a water supply or sewerage facility to waive, defer, or reduce sewerage and water service fees for deployed military ...
S1969 Requires NJ Clean Energy Program's Residential New Construction incentiv... This bill would provide that any incentives made available by the Board of Public Utilities through the New Jersey Clean Energy Program under the Residential New Construction Program, or any similar successor program, be ...
S1830 Requires DOH regulations regarding elevated blood lead levels in childre... This bill would amend the State statutes related to childhood lead poisoning, in order to clarify that the Department of Health (DOH) regulations regarding elevated blood lead levels and the appropriate responses thereto,...
A3405 Permits certain public institutions of higher education to make purchase... This bill would permit certain public institutions of higher education to act as participating contracting units in a cooperative pricing system established pursuant to State law. Under section 11 of P.L.1971, c.198 (C.40...
A3338 Dedicates one percent of cigarette and other tobacco products tax revenu... This bill would dedicate five percent of the total revenue from the State cigarette tax to anti-smoking programs operated by the Department of Health, beginning in fiscal year 2017. These programs received their highest l...
A2176 Criminalizes possession and sale of alpha-pyrrolidinopentiophenone (alph... This bill would amend sections 2 and 3 of P.L.2011, c.120 (C.2C:35-5.3a) and (C.2C:35-10.3a), to criminalize possession and sale of the synthetic drug alpha-pyrrolidinopentiophenone (alpha-PVP), which is also known by nam...
S1474 Requires teacher preparation program for instructional certificate to in... This bill provides that, in addition to any other requirements adopted by the State Board of Education for teacher preparation programs, the State board must require that the preparation program for an instructional certi...
A2004 Establishes certain penalties for operating or participating in pyramid ... This bill establishes criminal penalties for promoting and participating in "pyramid promotional schemes." A pyramid promotional scheme requires participants to recruit other individuals into the scheme in order for the o...
A1953 Allows installment payments for senior and disabled property taxpayers t... This bill will allow senior or disabled citizens who are paid or credited homestead credits or homestead property tax reimbursement amounts, or both, in amounts greater than they are entitled to, to repay the overpayment ...
A1427 Permits increase in municipal free public library tax upon voter approval. This bill would allow the voters of a municipality to approve an increase in the municipal free public library tax. The bill would provide critical support for struggling free public libraries, including joint free public...
AJR27 Designates May of each year as "Asthma Awareness Month." Designates May of each year as "Asthma Awareness Month."
A2228 Includes all disabled veterans in NJT discount program for senior citize... Under current law, the New Jersey Transit Corporation provides reduced fares for senior citizens over the age of 62 and persons with disabilities. A disabled veteran is only eligible for the program if the United States D...
A2221 Allows gross income taxpayers to use returns to make voluntary contribut... This bill allows gross income taxpayers to use their returns to make voluntary contributions to the chartered local councils of the Boy Scouts of America in New Jersey. With over 100 years of experience in developing yout...
A2224 Establishes "Secondhand Valuables Transaction Reporting Task Force." The bill establishes the "Secondhand Valuables Transaction Reporting Task Force" to study and make recommendations on programs and systems used to identify and track secondhand and used jewelry acquired through theft and ...
A1946 Adds cyber-harassment to the domestic violence statutes. This bill would allow temporary and permanent restraining orders under the "Prevention of Domestic Violence Act of 1991," P.L.1991, c.261 (C.2C:25-17 et seq.) on grounds that the person seeking the order is a victim of cy...
AR154 Urges enactment of the "Repeated Objectionable Bothering of Consumers on... Urges enactment of the "Repeated Objectionable Bothering of Consumers on Phones Act" (ROBOCOP Act).
AR153 Urges Congress and President to remove barriers to providing employees c... Urges Congress and President to remove barriers to providing employees continuation health insurance coverage during strikes.
S2337 Permits law enforcement agencies to buy firearms directly from manufactu... This bill clarifies that law enforcement agencies are permitted to purchase firearms directly from manufacturers. Specifically, under the provisions of this bill, law enforcement agencies are permitted to purchase firearm...
A3944 Requires DOE to develop educational fact sheet for distribution to paren... This bill requires the Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health, to develop an educational fact sheet that provides information concerning the use and misuse of opioid drugs in the event ...
AJR115 Designates third Friday in September of every year as Concussion Awarene... Designates third Friday in September of every year as Concussion Awareness Day.
S2492 Enhances resident voting participation rights in common interest communi... This bill enhances resident voting participation rights in common interest communities. New Jersey contains many planned real estate developments in which an association, through its executive board, is responsible for de...
A4081 "Charlie's Law"; Establishes civil penalties for persons who interfere w... This bill establishes a civil penalty for interfering with or denying a person with a disability accompanied by a service or guide dog access to a place of public accommodation in violation of P.L.1971, c.130 (C.10:5-29 e...
A4088 Establishes "High School to College Readiness Commission" to examine iss... This bill establishes a High School to College Readiness Commission. Under the bill, the commission will consist of 18 members including: the Commissioner of Education, the Secretary of Higher Education, and the Executive...
SJR73 Designates September 21 of each year as "Evans Syndrome Awareness Day." Designates September 21 of each year as "Evans Syndrome Awareness Day."
S2483 Enhances protections for domestic violence victims by restricting access... This bill enhances protections for domestic violence victims by restricting access to firearms by a person convicted of a domestic violence crime or subject to a domestic violence restraining order. Specifically, the bill...
A3975 Permits smoking in certain facilities for purpose of medical or health-r... This bill would amend the "New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act" to allow smoking at laboratories and other facilities that have been approved by the Department of Health to permit smoking for the purpose of medical or health-re...
S2578 Revises New Jersey College Loans to Assist State Students Loan Program t... This bill makes three changes to the New Jersey College Loans to Assist State Students (NJCLASS) Loan Program. First, it requires that the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) verify the financial informa...
SCR124 Memorializes Congress to repeal the moratorium on funding for firearm vi... Memorializes Congress to repeal the moratorium on funding for firearm violence research.
S2577 Requires Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to provide annual... This bill directs the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) to annually submit to the Governor and to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the General Assembly a report on the New Jersey College ...
AR183 Urges Congress and President to enact legislation to ensure students hav... Urges Congress and President to enact legislation to ensure students have access to debt-free higher education at public colleges and universities.
A4146 Provides for monitoring and evaluation of transition of mental health an... This bill would establish a formal system of oversight for the planned transition by community-based mental health and substance use disorder treatment service providers to a fee-for-service reimbursement model. The bill ...
A3480 Concerns employer inquiries about worker's wage and salary experience.* This bill prohibits employers from seeking or releasing the salary history of certain employees. Specifically, it provides that no employer or employer's agent, representative, or designee shall seek to obtain, or require...
AR237 Urges animal shelters and pounds in NJ to adopt "no-kill" policies by no... Urges animal shelters and pounds in NJ to adopt "no-kill" policies by no later than 2025.
AJR149 Expresses State's support for addressing homelessness through rapid reho... Expresses Legislature's support for addressing homelessness through rapid rehousing strategies and urges funding of rapid rehousing programs.
A4790 Establishes special "Equality" license plates. This bill authorizes the Chief Administrator (chief administrator) of the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (commission) to issue special "Equality" license plates. The purpose of the bill is to support Garden State Equ...
A4865 Permits State detectives and investigators to administer oaths when inve... This bill permits both detectives and investigators in the Division of State Police in the Department of Law and Public Safety to administer oaths in matters related to a violation or an attempted violation of the crimina...
AR249 Memorializes 28th anniversary of New Jersey-Taiwan sister state relation... Memorializes 28th anniversary of New Jersey-Taiwan sister state relationship and importance of strong and enduring relations between New Jersey and Taiwan.
AR229 Urges participation in Earth Hour 2017. Urges participation in Earth Hour 2017.
A4713 Designates building where NJEDA is located as "Caren Franzini Memorial B... This bill designates the building in which the New Jersey Economic Development Authority is located as the "Caren Franzini Memorial Building" to commemorate her outstanding service to the State of New Jersey. Consistent w...
AR215 Opposes removal of information concerning certain animal welfare laws fr... Opposes removal of information concerning certain animal welfare laws from U.S. Department of Agriculture website.
S2964 Prohibits residential substance use disorder treatment facilities and af... This bill prohibits residential substance use disorder treatment facilities and aftercare facilities (including sober living homes and halfway houses) from denying admission to a person on the basis that the person is cur...
S3027 Establishes State food waste reduction goal of 50 percent by 2030. This bill would establish for the State a goal of reducing, by the year 2030, the amount of food waste generated annually in the State by 50 percent of that amount which is generated in the year this bill takes effect. Th...
S3034 Authorizes the sale and possession of certain fireworks. This bill allows the sale, possession, storage, and use of certain sparklers and other non-exploding, non-aerial fireworks. Current law prohibits the sale, possession, or use of fireworks other than by an authorized purch...
S3 Requires health insurance coverage for treatment of substance use disord... This bill requires health insurance coverage for substance use disorders and regulates opioids and certain other prescription drugs in several ways. The bill requires health insurance carriers, the State Health Benefits P...
AR281 Opposes Governor's plan to reorganize New Jersey Office of Information T... Opposes Governor's plan to reorganize New Jersey Office of Information Technology.
S3422 Amends Fiscal Year 2018 annual appropriation act to ensure involuntarily... This bill amends the annual appropriation act for fiscal year 2018 to ensure that all involuntarily furloughed State employees under the three day implementation of the Governor's Executive Order No. 228 shall receive the...
S2844 Eliminates certificate of need requirement for inpatient psychiatric hos... This bill would eliminate the requirement that a health care facility obtain a certificate of need from the Department of Health (DOH) to develop inpatient treatment beds for treatment of patients who have both a psychiat...
A4401 Authorizes certain benefits for certain family members of military perso... This bill authorizes the Chief Administrator of the Motor Vehicle Commission to approve and issue a driver's license and an identification card with a Gold Star Family designation for certain family members of servicemen ...
AR200 Urges DEP to revise and update Statewide Water Supply Plan and urges cit... Urges DEP to revise and update Statewide Water Supply Plan and urges citizens of State to conserve water.
AR194 Urges Governor to allocate $250,000 of funding appropriated for Workplac... Urges Governor to allocate $250,000 of funding appropriated for Workplace Standards Salaries and Wages in FY2017 annual appropriations act for additional prevailing wage enforcement staff.
A34 Appropriates $34,293,697 from "Building Our Future Bond Act" and provide... This bill appropriates to the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education in the Department of State from the "Building Our Future Fund" established pursuant to the "Building Our Future Bond Act," P.L.2012, c.41, the sum ...
A4432 Provides increased tax credit amounts under Grow New Jersey Assistance P... The bill allows a business located within a three-mile geographic area surrounding the campus of a New Jersey public research university and having a collaborative research relationship with the university, designated und...
A4406 Provides for emergency assistance to individuals or families that are ho... This bill provides for emergency assistance to individuals or families that are homeless or in a temporary living arrangement due to domestic violence. Current regulations at N.J.A.C.10:90-6.1 provide that emergency assis...
S2834 The "Water Quality Accountability Act"; imposes certain testing, reporti... This bill, to be known as the "Water Quality Accountability Act," is intended to enhance the reliability and safety of the State's drinking water. The bill would apply to all water purveyors. The bill would establish spec...
S2856 Requires DMVA to notify county veterans' affairs office of death of cert... Under current law, the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs, when notified of the death of a military service member, notifies the appropriate State veterans' service office of the service member's death. This bil...
S2857 Requires Adjutant General to create informational webpage for Gold Star ... This bill would require the Adjutant General to create a public webpage with information specifically for Gold Star families. The webpage must include, but is not limited to, State benefits, State and county liaisons, a l...
A4284 Provides that school districts and nonpublic schools may receive reimbur... The annual appropriations act for fiscal year 2016-2017 included a $10 million appropriation to be used to reimburse school districts for costs incurred when conducting lead testing in drinking water in schools. The corre...
S2749 Provides for procurement by State of pharmacy benefits manager, automate... This bill provides that the State will procure, in an expedited manner, professional services contracts for: technical assistance to evaluate the qualifications of bidders on a Pharmacy Benefits Manager (PBM) procurement ...
S2721 Implements person-first language and changes pejorative terminology refe... This bill deletes references to pejorative and archaic language that is used in the State statutes when referring to persons with developmental, cognitive, or psychiatric disabilities and persons with substance use disord...
A4701 Requires State's full participation in Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. This bill clarifies the intent of P.L.2007, c.340 (C.26:2C-45 et al.) and specifically requires the State's full participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). P.L.2007, c.340, commonly referred to as the...
AR227 Urges BPU to adopt goal to equip 500,000 homes with energy-saving smart ... Urges BPU to adopt goal to equip 500,000 homes with energy-saving smart thermostats by 2023.
AR234 Urges Congress not to eliminate property tax deduction allowable under f... Urges Congress not to eliminate property tax deduction allowable under federal tax law.
A597 Establishes crimes of operating school bus with suspended or revoked dri... The bill establishes that a person who knowingly operates a school bus transporting one or more students while that person's driving privileges have been suspended or revoked is guilty of a crime of the fourth degree. A c...
A783 "Music Therapist Licensing Act." "Music Therapist Licensing Act."
S2160 Concerns unemployment compensation and labor disputes. This bill permits the payment of unemployment insurance (UI) benefits during labor disputes under certain specified conditions. The bill provides that, for any claim for a period of unemployment commencing on or after Apr...
S805 Revises certain laws concerning domestic violence and firearms. This bill enhances protections currently afforded victims of domestic violence by requiring attackers to surrender their firearms while domestic violence restraining orders are in effect or when they are convicted of a do...
S294 Requires anyone administered opioid antidote to treat drug overdose be p... This bill would require that, when a health care professional or first responder administers an opioid antidote to a person experiencing a drug overdose, the person must be provided with information concerning substance a...
S377 Requires hospital patient's medical record to include notation if patien... This bill provides that a hospital is to require a health care professional, at the time of taking a medical history or performing a physical examination of a patient admitted to an emergency room or the hospital, to incl...
S790 Requires Police Training Commission to develop accelerated training cour... This bill establishes a modified law enforcement basic training program to allow county corrections officers to transition into the position of county sheriff's officer. Currently, a candidate for a position as a county c...
S745 Permits county clerk or register of deeds and mortgages to create Gold S... This bill permits county clerks or registers of deeds and mortgages, as appropriate, to create an identification card for Gold Star Parents. The bill defines Gold Star Parent to mean a parent, legal guardian or other lega...
A3295 Concerns low emission and zero emission vehicles; establishes Clean Vehi... This bill establishes the 11-member Clean Vehicle Task Force to evaluate issues connected with the promotion, development, and use of clean vehicles in the State, and make recommendations thereon to the Governor and the L...
A3466 Revises application deadline for homestead property tax reimbursement pr... This bill would require that applications for participation in the homestead property tax reimbursement program, colloquially known as the "senior freeze" program, be filed with the Director of the Division of Taxation in...
A3612 Jake's Law; Incentivizes counties to design and construct completely inc... This bill requires the Commissioner of Community Affairs to establish rules and regulations for the design and construction of inclusive playgrounds with standards of accessibility for children and adults with disabilitie...
A2220 Authorizes local units of government subject to "Local Public Contracts ... This bill would authorize local units of government that are subject to the "Local Public Contracts Law" and "Public School Contracts Law" to use electronic procurement technologies. The bill authorizes local units to use...
A2204 Authorizes virtual net metering for certain electric public utility cust... This bill authorizes "virtual" net metering for certain customers of an electric public utility (utility). Under the bill, a small scale hydropower facility put into service after the effective date of P.L.2012, c.24 with...
A2565 Allows NJ STARS and NJ STARS II scholarship recipients to maintain progr... Under current law, a recipient of an NJ STARS or NJ STARS II scholarship must maintain status as a full-time student unless on a medical leave or emergency leave or unless called to partial or full mobilization for State ...
A2353 Establishes measures to deter steroid use among students; appropriates $... This bill establishes measures to deter the use of steroids and performance enhancing supplements among the State's middle school and high school students. The bill implements the recommendations of the December 2005 repo...
A3783 Allows county and municipal police departments to establish designated s... This bill allows municipal and county police departments to establish designated safe areas which may be used by members of the public to conduct sales transactions for items listed on classified websites, such as Craigsl...
A4062 Establishes failure to maintain lane may constitute recklessness under r... This bill would allow prosecutors to more easily obtain a conviction for vehicular homicide against a person who failed to maintain a lane due to distracted driving. Under current law, a person is guilty of death by auto ...
A4079 Provides civil immunity to persons who forcibly enter motor vehicles to ... This bill stipulates that a person would not be held liable for any damages arising out of and in the course of forcibly entering a motor vehicle for the purpose of removing a child left unattended and unsupervised in the...
A4219 Allows minors 14 years of age or older to authorize organ donation; requ... This bill establishes the age of 14 as the age at which a person may make an anatomical gift in New Jersey. An anatomical gift made by a minor would remain valid when the minor reaches 18 years of age. Current law require...
A4171 Establishing New Jersey Commission on Veterans' Benefits in DMVA. This bill establishes the New Jersey Commission on Veterans' Benefits in the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs (DMAVA). The purpose of the commission is to develop, maintain, and annually update a five-year sta...
S2793 Requires health insurers, SHBP and SEHBP to provide coverage for digital... This bill requires health insurers and health maintenance organizations, as well as health benefits plans or contracts which are issued or purchased pursuant to the New Jersey Individual Health Coverage Program, New Jerse...
A4280 Allows domestic violence victims to cancel television and telephone serv... This bill provides that a cable television company, local exchange telephone company, or provider of direct broadcast satellite service providing television and telecommunications service to allow a residential customer w...
S2704 Establishes grant program for school districts and charter schools to de... This bill directs the Commissioner of Education to establish a dual language immersion program. Under the program, the commissioner will provide grants to school districts and charter schools to develop dual language imme...
A4365 Authorizes Division of Consumer Affairs to extend orders for controlled ... This bill amends the "New Jersey Controlled Dangerous Substances Act" to provide the Director of the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety with the authority to extend the curre...
A389 Requires health insurance coverage for certain amino acid-based elementa... This bill requires certain health insurers (health, hospital, and medical service corporations, commercial individual and group health insurers, health maintenance organizations, the State Health Benefits Program, and the...
A1944 Automatically registers or updates voter registration as part of driver'... This bill requires the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) to automatically register or update a person's voter registration as part of the process of applying for or renewing a driver's license. Under current law, ...
A1954 Makes changes to funding provisions for financial assistance and grants ... This bill would make changes to the laws governing financial assistance and grants for the remediation of contaminated sites from the Hazardous Discharge Site Remediation Fund. The bill would eliminate the availability of...
A1257 Requires school bus transporting students using wheelchairs to be equipp... This bill requires school buses that provide transportation for students using wheelchairs to be equipped with a four-point securement system for each student using a wheelchair on the school bus. A four-point securement ...
S3566 Authorizes court to impose lifetime parole supervision on certain child ... This bill addresses an omission in recently enacted legislation that would, upon the legislation's effective date of February 1, 2018, inadvertently change the law to render the State's lifetime parole supervision sentenc...
S3555 Exempts certain motor vehicles that provide service to persons with deve... This bill exempts, from motor vehicle registration fees, motor vehicles not used for pleasure or for hire that are owned by any non-profit organization in the State that provides transportation services exclusively to per...
S3534 Commits $3 million from Supplemental Workforce Fund for Basic Skill to N... This bill provides for a minimum allocation of $3 million from the Supplemental Workforce Fund for Basic Skills (SWFBS) to an account in that fund dedicated to the New Jersey Community College Consortium for Workforce and...
S3554 Expands background check requirements for entities that provide services... This bill would expand the current federal and State background check requirement for agencies who serve individuals with developmental disabilities. The bill expressly requires federal and State background checks for ind...
S3539 Authorizes NJ Environmental Infrastructure Trust to expend additional su... This bill would authorize the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust (NJEIT) to expend additional sums to make loans for environmental infrastructure projects for Fiscal Year 2018. In July 2017, P.L.2017, c.142 was...
S3012 Allows NJ gross income tax deduction for charitable contributions of foo... This bill allows gross income tax deductions for charitable contributions of food made in the tax year from business inventory, as allowed under paragraph (3) of subsection (e) of section 170 of the federal Internal Reven...
S3041 Revises "Pet Purchase Protection Act" to establish new requirements for ... This bill revises the "Pet Purchase Protection Act" to require pet dealers to comply with the same sourcing and reporting requirements for cats and dogs as are currently required for pet shops. Any violation of the bill's...
S3048 Requires candidates for President and Vice-President of United States to... This bill requires candidates for President and Vice-President of the United States to submit their federal income tax returns to the Division of Elections in the Department of State for at least the five most recent taxa...
A4676 Regulates pharmacy benefits managers as organized delivery systems.** This bill, entitled the "Prescription Drug Patient Protection Act," requires pharmacy benefits managers to obtain, in accordance with the bill's provisions, a certificate of authority from the Commissioner of Banking and ...
S3604 Concerns prescribing of certain controlled dangerous substances; require... This bill makes various revisions to the law to address the opioid crisis. First, the bill revises P.L.2017, c.28 to provide that a practitioner must enter into a pain management agreement with a patient prior to the comm...
A844 Excludes Armed Services combat zone pay from gross income taxation. This bill excludes military pay for service in a combat zone or for hospitalization as the result of injury while serving in a combat zone from taxable gross income under the New Jersey gross income tax. The bill uses fed...
A4482 Allows for cancellation of certain service contracts without paying earl... This bill provides that a provider of cable television service, cellular telephone service, direct broadcast satellite service, electric generation service, fuel oil service, gas supply service, Internet access service, p...
ACR254 Opposes Governor's proposed transfer of Division of Mental Health and Ad... Opposes Governor's proposed transfer of Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services to DOH.
S3447 Allows public schools to let certain students not enrolled in school par... This bill requires the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) to allow public high schools in the same school district to enter into a cooperative sports program for any sport at the varsity level ...
S3558 Revises animal cruelty law enforcement in NJ. This bill would revise the way in which animal cruelty law is enforced in the State by transferring the power of humane law enforcement from the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NJSPCA) and cou...
S3370 Regulates and prohibits certain operation of drones. This bill regulates and prohibits the operation of unmanned aircraft systems, commonly referred to as drones, under certain circumstances. Under the bill, it is a disorderly persons offense to operate a drone: 1) knowingl...
S3118 Requires practitioners to check prescription monitoring information befo... This bill requires prescribers, or their authorized designees, to check a patient's prescription monitoring information when issuing a prescription for a Schedule II controlled dangerous substance (CDS) to a patient recei...
A4648 Requires various State departments to provide linkages to information on... This bill mandates that the Department of Children and Families (DCF) prepare and make available on its Internet website, in an easily printable format, information on infant mortality prevention devices, known as "baby b...
A1444 "Wage Transparency Act"; requires reporting of public contractor employm... This bill requires any employer that enters into a contract with the State, including any contract that is subject to the requirements of the "New Jersey Prevailing Wage Act," P.L.1963, c.150 (C.34:11-56.25 et s...
A1757 Requires public institutions of higher education to waive or reimburse a... This bill requires public institutions of higher education to waive or reimburse the public institution's application fee and fee for the receipt or transmission of a transcript for veterans, members of the Armed Forces o...
A1861 Enacts the "Reader Privacy Act." This bill enacts the "Reader Privacy Act," which extends reader privacy protections to book purchases, including the purchase of electronic books (e-books). Under current law, library records which contain the names or ot...
A1515 Limits forum of certain consumer contract disputes to New Jersey.* This bill prohibits terms and conditions in a consumer contract that require the dispute be resolved in a venue, forum, or jurisdiction outside of the State of New Jersey. This bill will assure that consumers are not forc...
A2041 Requires court to issue animal protective orders against persons found g... This bill would authorize a court, upon finding a person guilty of abusing an animal or otherwise violating the State animal cruelty laws, to issue an animal protection order against the person adjudged guilty of the abus...
A4381 Requires DLPS to issue guidelines for counties to establish special need... This bill would require the State Office of Emergency Management in the Department of Law and Public Safety, in consultation with the Department of Human Services, to issue uniform guidelines to be used by each county in ...
ACR215 Determines that State Board of Education regulations to revise assessmen... Determines that State Board of Education regulations to revise assessment required for students to demonstrate graduation proficiency are inconsistent with legislative intent.
A4243 Bars public entities and public employees from entering into confidentia... This bill would bar public entities and public employees from entering into confidential settlements of claims or actions where the public employee asserts the protections of the "Conscientious Employee Protection Act," P...
AJR124 Designates September 7 through 13 of each year as "Duchenne Muscular Dys... Designates September 7 through 13 of each year as "Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Week" in New Jersey.
A4184 Establishes Statewide Hit and Run Advisory Program to facilitate apprehe... This bill establishes an emergency Zack Alert System. The purpose of the system is to rapidly disseminate information to facilitate the apprehension of persons suspected of causing serious bodily injury to or the death of...
A4114 Requires DOT to compensate local government entities for contractual del... This bill requires the Department of Transportation to compensate municipalities, counties, or other local government entities for delay damages on transportation projects supported through the local aid program, if those...
A4122 Eliminates use of standardized assessments as measure of student growth ... This bill provides that standardized assessments may not be used as a measure of student growth or progress in the evaluation of a teacher, principal, assistant principal, or vice-principal. Under current law, student pro...
A4085 Establishes "Succeed in New Jersey" student loan reimbursement program f... This bill would establish the "Succeed in New Jersey" student loan reimbursement program within the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA). The purpose of the program is to alleviate the burden of student l...
A4094 Requires epinephrine auto-injectors to be packaged and sold as single un... This act would prohibit a business that is engaged in the manufacture or distribution of epinephrine auto-injectors for dispensing to patients in this State from marketing or distributing epinephrine auto-injectors in a f...
ACR199 Urges FDA to expedite approval of additional epinephrine auto-injector d... Urges FDA to expedite approval of additional epinephrine auto-injector device products.
AJR102 Designates September of each year as "Youth Suicide Prevention Awareness... Designates September of each year as "Youth Suicide Prevention Awareness Month" in New Jersey.
A1899 Allows tax credits for development of qualified wind energy facilities i... This bill amends P.L.2010, c.57, known as the "Offshore Wind Economic Development Act," to expand the definition of "wind energy zone" to include property located in the project area of the "Portfields Initiative," design...
ACR53 Urges President and Congress to revise laws, and Federal Energy Regulato... Urges President and Congress to revise laws, and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to change rules, concerning interstate natural gas pipeline approvals to more fully address adverse impacts.*
A3344 Requires creditor to provide mortgage payoff balance on home loan within... This bill provides that, as to a home loan under the "New Jersey Home Ownership Security Act of 2002," P.L.2003, c.64 (C.46:10B-22 et seq.), a creditor shall provide an entitled person, or an entitled person's a...
A3130 Increases penalties for energy "slamming" practices. This bill increases civil penalties for energy "slamming" practices from $10,000 for the first offense, and not more than $25,000 for the second and each subsequent offense, to $20,000 for the first offense, and not more ...
A3064 Provides State agencies will not enter into contracts with business enti... This bill prohibits a State agency from entering into a contract or agreement with a business entity that requires any person or public entity, as a condition of doing business with that business entity, to give up any ri...
A2322 Requires DCPP to implement policies and procedures to ensure caseworker ... This bill designated as "Leah's Law," requires the Division of Child Protection and Permanency in the Department of Children and Families to implement a caseworker safety intervention plan. The plan would, at a minimum: e...
A2567 Requires school districts and DOE to post on their websites information ... This bill requires school districts and the Department of Education to post information on their websites regarding student participation in the assessments developed by the consortium of states known as the Partnership f...
A2481 Requires public school students with concussion to be evaluated by licen... This bill provides that a student enrolled in a school district who sustains a concussion must receive an evaluation by a licensed health care professional and written clearance from the licensed health care professional ...
A2361 Prohibits snowplow operators from depositing snow in front of certain ac... This bill prohibits snowplow operators or operators of equipment used for the removal of snow on a public roadway, public walkway, or on private property open to the public or to which the public is invited, from depositi...
A2450 Establishes notification standards for certain service contracts with au... The bill establishes notification standards regarding service contracts which contain automatic renewal provisions. A service contract is defined to mean a written contract for the performance of service, maintenance, or ...
A2185 Establishes mandatory domestic violence training for municipal prosecutors. This bill amends the existing statute concerning training programs for municipal prosecutors. Presently, section 10 of P.L. 1999, c.349 authorizes the Attorney General, in consultation with the county and municipal prosec...
A772 Establishes process for recovering cost of caring for domestic companion... This bill provides for the cost of care for certain animals involved in animal cruelty violations, and establishes a procedure, when the owner is the alleged violator, for the owner of the animal to pay for the cost of ca...
A210 Concerns installation and maintenance of solar panels in common interest... This bill would revise current law concerning the installation of solar collectors in common interest communities. Under current law (subsection a. of N.J.S.A.45:22A-48.2), a homeowners' association cannot adopt or enforc...
A1378 Makes FY 2016 supplemental Grants-in-Aid appropriation of $10 million to... This bill makes a FY 2016 supplemental Grants-in-Aid appropriation of $10,000,000 to the Department of Community Affairs. The Lead Hazard Control Assistance Fund provides funding to address lead-based paint in New Jersey ...
A1655 Creates exclusion from municipal property tax levy cap for amounts neces... This bill would include as an exclusion to the property tax levy cap for municipalities, amounts required by law or by agreement that are necessary to provide matching funds required by law, or by agreement, in order for ...
ACR25 Determines that Fish and Game Council's adopted rule to allow use of enc... Determines that Fish and Game Council's adopted rule to allow use of enclosed foothold traps is inconsistent with plain language and legislative intent of 1984 law banning animal traps of steel-jaw leghold type.
A2065 Directs NJEDA to establish pilot program to assist with permit and appro... This bill would require the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) to establish and administer a pilot program to assist qualified rehabilitation entities with the process of obtaining permits and approvals neces...
A301 Enhances the reporting and disclosure requirements concerning State tax ... This bill enhances certain reporting and disclosure requirements regarding State development subsidies, including tax expenditures, and imposes a ten-year limitation on the duration of new State tax expenditure enactments...
A1641 Requires electric public utilities to provide priority power restoration... This bill requires the Board of Public Utilities (board) to adopt rules and regulations requiring an electric public utility (utility) to provide priority power restoration following an extended power outage to: 1) hospit...
A1639 Increases personal needs allowance to $50 for recipients of Medicaid and... This bill would increase the personal needs allowance for veterans and their spouses who are recipients of Medicaid or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and reside in a nursing home or developmental center, or are patien...
A903 Expands the domestic violence statutes to encompass minors aged 16 and o... This bill would expand the protections of the domestic violence statutes to include minors aged 16 and older. Under current law, a domestic violence restraining order may be issued only under certain circumstances: if the...
A2111 Authorizes COAH to credit municipalities with 1.5 units of fair share af... This bill would allow municipalities to obtain credits toward the fulfillment of their fair share affordable housing obligations for transitional housing reserved for certain veterans. This bill would require the Council ...
ACR16 Proposes constitutional amendment to extend veterans' property tax deduc... Proposes constitutional amendment to extend veterans' property tax deduction and veterans' property tax exemption to veterans who did not serve in time of war or other emergency.
A412 Makes various changes to tenure of faculty and other professional staff ... This bill amends "The State and County College Tenure Act," P.L.1973, c.163 (C.18A:60-6 et seq.) to: (1) confer academic rank at State colleges on three new titles; and (2) require that members of the professional staff u...
A388 Allows for a gross income tax deduction for any honorably discharged mem... This legislation provides for a $1,000 gross income tax exemption to be taken as a deduction from gross income of any resident taxpayer who served in and was honorably discharged from any branch or component of the Armed ...
A291 Establishes "Government Crowdfunding Act" to allow government entities t... This bill establishes the "Government Crowdfunding Act" to allow State and local government entities to conduct fundraising for certain government projects using crowdfunding. The bill defines "crowdfunding" as the practi...
A223 Requires NJ Clean Energy Program's Residential New Construction incentiv... This bill would provide that any incentives made available by the Board of Public Utilities under the New Jersey Energy Star Homes Program for new residential construction be available Statewide and not just within areas ...
A670 Requires suspension of member of Legislature indicted for certain crimes... This bill provides that any member of the Legislature indicted for a crime under the laws of this State or the United States, or for an offense in any other jurisdiction that would be a crime if committed in New Jersey, t...
AJR15 Establishes temporary Commission on Opioid Antidote Administration and A... Establishes temporary Commission on Opioid Antidote Administration and Aftercare to study and report on procedures to be used following administration of an opioid antidote to a hospital patient.
A1989 Provides State aid for certain adult education programs. This bill provides State school aid to school districts and certain county colleges that provide adult education programs. Under the bill, beginning in the 2015-2016 school year, a school district or county college will r...
A873 Creates fourth degree crime of operating drone equipped with weapon. This bill makes it a fourth degree crime to operate a drone that is equipped with a weapon. Specifically, under the provisions of this bill, a person who operates a civilian unmanned aerial vehicle, commonly referred to a...
A1417 Provides gross income tax exclusion for capital gains from sale of certa... This bill allows for a gross income tax exclusion for capital gains from the sale of certain employer securities by qualified businesses that result in the retention of full-time jobs that yield a net positive benefit to ...
ACR30 Urges Congress to pass and fund "Assisted Living Pilot Program for Veter... Urges Congress to pass and fund "Assisted Living Pilot Program for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury Extension Act."
A201 Increases State appropriations to Energy Tax Receipts Property Tax Relie... This bill amends P.L.1997, c.167, the "Energy Tax Receipts Property Tax Relief Act," (C.52:27D-438 et seq.) to require the distribution of an additional $387 million in State aid that would be paid to municipalities as En...
A2140 Requires health insurance carriers to use standard explanation of benefi... This bill requires health insurance carriers issuing health benefits plans in this State to provide a standardized written explanation of benefits form (commonly referred to as an "EOB") to a covered person when...
AJR26 Designates second full week in September as "Marrow Donation Awareness W... Designates second full week in September as "Marrow Donation Awareness Week."
A2136 Requires physicians and other prescribers to obtain informed consent fro... This bill requires physicians, advanced practice nurses, and other authorized prescribers to obtain informed written consent from parents or legal guardians of minors prior to prescribing them psychotropic medications tha...
A1834 Requires DOH license additional angioplasty facilities, with at least on... This bill permits the licensure of additional elective angioplasty facilities and requires the Department of Health (DOH) to issue a license to any facility that meets the licensure requirements to provide angioplasty ser...
ACR94 Proposes constitutional amendment permitting certain veterans and their ... Proposes constitutional amendment permitting certain veterans and their surviving spouses to receive enhanced homestead rebate amounts similar to the homestead rebate amounts allowed for senior and disabled residents.
A1404 Transfers probation employees from Judiciary to State Parole Board. This bill would implement the provisions of Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 116, a constitutional amendment which authorizes the transfer of probation from the Judiciary to the newly created Bureau of Probation in the ...
A891 Upgrades harassment under certain circumstances; restricts cyberbullying... This bill would restrict Internet access for offenders who are convicted of harassment of a minor or of stalking, when the offense is committed using an Internet-capable device. These offenses are commonly referred to as ...
A832 Establishes Animal Cruelty Offender Registry; prohibits purchase, adopti... This bill would provide for the establishment and implementation of an animal cruelty offender registry that would require the continuing registration of animal cruelty offenders and allow for the public disclosure of cer...
A1823 Requires health insurers, group health plans, SHBP, and SEHBP to share c... This bill requires commercial individual and group health insurers, health maintenance organizations, health insurers issuing plans through the New Jersey Individual Health Coverage Program and the New Jersey Small Employ...
A1975 Increases income eligibility limits for PAAD program and Senior Gold Pre... This bill increases the income eligibility limits established in the Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (PAAD) program to $27,000 for single persons and $35,000 combined income for married couples. Under t...
ACR29 Memorializes Congress and President to enact "Caring for Military Kids w... Memorializes Congress and President to enact "Caring for Military Kids with Autism Act."
ACR21 Amends Constitution to give public employees the right to collective bar... Amends Constitution to give public employees the right to collective bargaining.
A1654 "Uncompensated Pending Medicaid Beneficiary Payment Relief Act"; provide... This bill, designated the "Uncompensated Pending Medicaid Beneficiary Payment Relief Act," would provide payments to certain nursing facilities for residents who have applied for Medicaid but whose eligibility has not bee...
A1811 Requires insurers, Medicaid, and NJ FamilyCare to reimburse for childhoo... This bill amends P.L.1995, c.316 (C.17:48E-35.10 et al.), the statute that requires health insurers to cover all childhood immunizations as recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the United Sta...
A403 Provides for coverage of comprehensive tobacco cessation benefits in Med... This bill provides for the expansion of the State Medicaid program to include coverage for comprehensive tobacco cessation benefits, as recommended by the American Lung Association. The covered benefits required under the...
A197 Allows corporation business tax credits as incentives for redevelopment ... This bill directs the New Jersey Economic Development Authority ("authority") to establish a program to certify taxpayers that make retail investments to redevelop partially or completely vacant shopping centers in New Je...
A1759 Establishes renewable energy portfolio standards. This bill requires a certain percentage of the electricity sold in this State to be from Class I renewable energy. The percentage of electricity sold in this State that is from Class I renewable energy is to increase once...
A1203 Requires annual review of all released sex offenders to determine if the... This bill requires the Attorney General, on or before March 30th of each year, to conduct a review of all persons who were released from incarceration or involuntary commitment in the previous calendar year and who are re...
A402 Requires issue advocacy organization disclosure; increases disclosure of... This bill makes various changes to the "The New Jersey Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting Act" concerning campaign contribution limits, expenditures, and reporting requirements, and modifies the c...
A666 Creates housing purchase matching grant program for members of United St... This bill would establish a matching grant program for certain members of the United States Armed Forces and the New Jersey National Guard to assist them in purchasing a home. The program is established in the New Jersey ...
A1121 Excludes from income for gross income tax and PAAD eligibility purposes ... This bill changes income standards in the law establishing the Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (PAAD) program and the New Jersey gross income tax to exempt amounts received as remuneration, including bu...
A380 Requires governmental affairs agents retained by government entities to ... Currently, governmental affairs agents who are employed, retained or engaged to influence legislation, regulations or governmental processes are required to file a notice of representation and provide quarterly and annual...
A392 Allows gross income tax deductions for contributions, earnings, and qual... This bill provides special State income tax treatment for special needs trusts benefitting disabled individuals. The bill would exclude from a taxpayer's New Jersey gross income the amount of the taxpayer's contribution t...
A1820 "Dietitian/Nutritionist Licensing Act." This bill, which is designated the "Dietitian/Nutritionist Licensing Act," provides for the licensure of dietitians/nutritionists in this State. The bill establishes a seven-member State Board of Dietitians/Nutritionists ...
A2043 Establishes "Naturally Occurring Retirement Community" pilot program; ap... This bill establishes a "Naturally Occurring Retirement Community" or "NORC" pilot program in the Division of Aging Services in the Department of Human Services. The bill directs the Commissioner of Human Services to prov...
A394 "The Reliability, Preparedness, and Storm Response Act"; requires public... This bill, known as "The Reliability, Preparedness, and Storm Response Act," requires the Board of Public Utilities ("BPU") to develop and enforce performance benchmarks for service reliability and communications for elec...
A1355 The "Green Building and Infrastructure Tax Credit Act"; provides tax cre... This bill, entitled the "Green Building and Infrastructure Tax Credit Act," provides tax credits toward the corporation business tax, gross income tax, and certain other specified taxes for developers and owners...
A754 Increases pension and retirement income exclusions under gross income ta... This bill triples the current combined pension and other retirement income exclusion cap under the New Jersey gross income tax only for those eligible taxpayers aged 67 and older. The purpose of the bill is to reduce the ...
A1011 Modifies various aspects of charter school program including student enr... This bill implements certain measures to improve the oversight and accountability of charter schools. The bill does the following: (1) provides that students will be selected for enrollment in a charter school through a l...
A1443 Requires coverage of medication therapy management in Medicaid and NJ Fa... This bill requires the coverage of medication therapy management services in Medicaid and NJ FamilyCare. The bill defines medication therapy management as the systematic process performed by a pharmacist or physician desi...
A200 Permits municipalities to use up to 15% of affordable housing trust fund... This bill would permit municipalities provide financial assistance grants to the owners of real property which has sustained certain weather-related damaged caused by a flood, hurricane, or other natural disaster, for whi...
A874 Permits municipalities to enact ordinance prohibiting operation of drone... This bill permits municipalities to enact an ordinance prohibiting the operation of civilian unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly referred to as drones, under certain circumstances. Specifically, under the provisions of thi...
A1974 Permits sale of home-baked goods under certain circumstances. This bill permits the sale of home-baked bakery goods under certain circumstances. Specifically, the bill permits a person to sell these bakery goods if the consumer is notified by a clearly visible placard at the point o...
A2166 Concerns homeowners insurance coverage with respect to dogs harbored on ... This bill provides that: 1) an insurer shall not refuse to issue, cancel, or non-renew a homeowners insurance policy solely on the basis of a dog harbored upon the insured property; 2) notwithstanding this prohibition, an...
A867 Extends "whistleblower" protections to employee disclosure of government... This bill provides protection against employer retaliation for an employee who makes disclosures, provides testimony, or objects or refuses to participate in any activity, policy or practice of the employer, or another em...
A611 Eliminates transfer inheritance tax on Class C beneficiaries and increas... This bill eliminates the transfer inheritance tax on "Class C" beneficiaries and increases the filing threshold and applicable exclusion amount under the New Jersey estate tax to $1,500,000. Specifically, this bill amends...
A803 Excludes veterans' entitlements from income for determination of PAAD el... This bill provides that in determining eligibility for the "Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled" (PAAD) program, P.L.1975, c.194 (C.30:4D-20 et seq.), annual income shall not include veterans' entitlements,...
A459 Provides State Investment Council must report private money managers' fe... This bill requires the State Investment Council to issue a report by February 1, May 1, August 1, and October 1 of each year listing for the prior calendar quarter, in the aggregate and segregated by asset class, the retu...
A1450 Requires institutions of higher education to provide students with acces... This bill requires institutions of higher education, beginning with the 2014-2015 academic year, to ensure that all students have access to campus-based mental health care programs and services. Under the bill, each insti...
A400 Makes homeowners' association in which developer's control of executive ... This bill provides that a homeowners' association in which the developer's control of the executive board has not been surrendered pursuant to section 5 of P.L.1993, c.30 (C.45:22A-47) is a "public body" under the "Senato...
A931 Establishes Autism Education Council. This bill establishes the Autism Education Council in, but not of, the Department of Education. The council will consist of seven members including the Commissioner of Education, or his designee, who will serve ex officio...
A398 Prohibits political contributions by county and municipal political part... The bill prohibits county and municipal political party committees from making contributions to other county and municipal political party committees and to political committees, continuing political committees, legislati...
A315 Establishes four-year pilot program in Ocean County for electronic monit... This bill would establish a four-year pilot program in Ocean County for electronic monitoring of domestic violence offenders and notification to victims. The pilot program would be designated as "Lisa's Law" in remembranc...
A385 Guarantees each municipality, at a minimum, Fiscal Year 2010 distributio... This bill amends P.L.1997, c.167 the "Energy Tax Receipts Property Tax Relief Act," (C.52:27D-438 et seq.) in order to provide each municipality with a minimum level or Energy Tax Receipts (ETR) Property Tax Relief Aid fo...
A205 Eliminates State aid growth limit for school districts in which individu... Under current law, school districts are subject to a State aid growth limit; in a single year, a district's State aid may not increase by more than 10 percent or 20 percent, depending on the district's expenditure level, ...
ACR83 Proposes constitutional amendment authorizing statute transferring proba... Proposes constitutional amendment authorizing statute transferring probation functions from Judiciary to State Parole Board.
A1833 Mandates health benefits coverage for opioid analgesics with abuse-deter... This bill requires health insurers to provide health benefits coverage for prescribed abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic drugs. Opioid analgesic drugs are drugs prescribed to treat moderate to severe pain or other condition...
A851 Directs MVC to establish driver's license endorsement for autonomous veh... This bill directs the Motor Vehicle Commission to establish a driver's license endorsement for the operation of autonomous vehicles on the highways, roads, and streets of this State. "Autonomous vehicle" means a motor veh...
A393 Extends gross income tax medical expense deduction to certain cord blood... This bill extends New Jersey's gross income tax medical expense deduction to certain cord blood banking services. The purpose of the bill is to decrease the cost of cord blood banking for New Jersey gross income taxpayers...
A920 Expands membership of NJ Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect. This bill expands the membership of the New Jersey Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect from 29 to 30, to include a member of the Child Placement Advisory Council. The Child Placement Advisory Council was established pur...
A611 Establishes Autism Education Council. This bill establishes the Autism Education Council in, but not of, the Department of Education. The council will consist of seven members including the Commissioner of Education, or his designee, who will serve ex officio...
A2183 Requires county health departments to maintain reserve stock of opioid a... This bill would amend the State's "Overdose Prevention Act," P.L.2013, c.42 (C.24:6J-1 et seq.), in order to require each county health department to obtain, through a standing order, and to maintain in an accessible stor...
A1457 Provides for Medicaid and NJ FamilyCare coverage and reimbursement for h... This bill provides that, unless specifically prohibited or limited by federal or State law or deemed to be clinically inappropriate, in-person contact between a health care provider and a patient is not required for healt...
A255 Removes exclusion of "nonimmigrant aliens" from qualifying for in-State ... The provisions of P.L.2013, c.170 (C.18A:62-4.4) permit a student, including a student without lawful immigration status, to pay in-State tuition at New Jersey's public institutions of higher education if the student meet...
A427 Requires use of bear-resistant containers, dumpsters, or food boxes in c... This bill would implement certain recommendations of the Fish and Game Council, as set forth in the 2010 Comprehensive Black Bear Management Policy formulated pursuant to section 30 of P.L.1948, c.448 (C.13:1B-28), and ce...
AR16 Urges school districts to adopt and implement an aerospace and model roc... Urges school districts to adopt and implement an aerospace and model rocketry program.
AR24 Disapproves BPU decision to reclassify incumbent local exchange carrier ... Disapproves BPU decision to reclassify incumbent local exchange carrier service as competitive service; urges BPU to reverse decision.
AR35 Opposes PennEast Pipeline project in NJ. Opposes PennEast Pipeline project in NJ.
A1919 Adds two public members to NJT board and provides that all NJT board mem... This bill adds two public members to the New Jersey Transit Corporation board. The two new public members are to be appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate, upon the recommendation of the Tran...
A408 "Commercial Motor Vehicle State Highway Parking Act." This bill, to be known as the "Commercial Motor Vehicle State Highway Parking Act," requires the Commissioner of Transportation (commissioner) in consultation with the Director of the Division of Highway Traffic Safety (d...
A1504 The "Retrofitted Green Building Tax Credit Act." This bill, entitled the "Retrofitted Green Building Tax Credit Act," provides tax credits toward the corporation business tax, gross income tax, and certain other specified taxes for owners who retrofit building...
A1672 Establishes "Neighborhood Solar Energy Investment Program." This bill establishes the "Neighborhood Solar Energy Investment Program" to permit customers of an electric public utility to invest in solar energy projects. Under the bill, the Board of Public Utilities (board) board is...
A206 Requires retirement subdivision and retirement community to install elec... This bill creates a standard under the State Uniform Construction Code for an existing retirement subdivision or community as defined under the "Retirement Community Full Disclosure Act," P.L.1969, c.215 (C.45:22A-1 et se...
A1990 Establishes brain injury screening and education program in DCF. This bill establishes a brain injury screening and education program in the Department of Children and Families (DCF). The objective of the program would be to: identify children and young adults with brain injury, ages f...
A990 Creates new offense of theft by financial exploitation of a vulnerable p... This bill creates the new offense of theft by financial exploitation of vulnerable person. Under the bill, an actor commits this offense when, being in a position of trust in relation to a senior citizen or a person with ...
A1903 Requires party bidding on, or performing, a State contract to provide em... This bill provides that the specifications for any contract for the purchase of goods or services, or for the construction of any public work, the cost of which is to be paid, in whole or in part, out of State funds shall...
A406 Provides additional State school aid to school districts experiencing en... P.L.2009, c.82 (C.45:22A-46.3 et seq.) established a procedure by which an age-restricted housing development previously approved for construction by a municipal or regional planning board, zoning board of adjustment, or ...
A1449 Provides job security to certain organ and bone marrow donors. This bill provides job security for an individual during a period of disability under the "Temporary Disability Benefits Law," P.L.1948, c.110 (C.43:21-25 et al.), which is the result of an organ or bone marrow donation b...
A1448 Requires school districts to observe Veterans Day as school holiday. Current law provides each board of education with the discretion to annually determine the dates between which the schools of the district will be open, in accordance with law. Current law does not require schools to be c...
A1751 Authorizes use of electric school buses. This bill authorizes the use of electric school buses, with a maximum width of 102 inches, excluding accessories. Current regulations restrict the width of all school buses to 96 inches, excluding accessories. The increas...
A1748 Requires evaluation of school buildings for air quality and mold. This bill would require within 24 months after its effective date, and at least once every five years thereafter, the superintendent of each school district in the State, and the chief administrator of each private school...
A1582 "Dietitian/Nutritionist Licensing Act." This bill, which is designated the "Dietitian/Nutritionist Licensing Act," provides for the licensure of dietitians/nutritionists in this State. The bill establishes a seven-member State Board of Dietitians/Nutritionists ...
A110 Allows gross income tax deductions for contributions by certain taxpayer... This bill allows a gross income tax deduction for amounts contributed to the New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust (NJBEST) Program for taxpayers with gross incomes of not more than $500,000. The bill allows a gross...
A1775 The "New Jobs for New Jersey Act." This bill establishes a New Jobs for New Jersey tax credit program to be administered by the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development. The purpose of the program is to provide incentives to small private sector emp...
A1211 Revises certain laws concerning domestic violence and firearms. This bill enhances protections currently afforded victims of domestic violence by requiring attackers to surrender their firearms while domestic violence restraining orders are in effect or when they are convicted of a do...
A908 "Pet Groomers Licensing Act;" designated as "Bijou's Law." This bill, to be known as "Bijou's Law," provides for the licensing of pet groomers. The bill defines a "pet groomer" as an individual who bathes, brushes, clips, or styles a pet for compensation. To be eligible for licen...
A1488 The "Renewable Energy District Financing Act." This legislation would permit municipalities to establish renewable energy financing districts in order to make it easier to fund renewable energy improvements. The Legislature appreciates the need for alternative financi...
A1805 Limits settings where certain surgeries may be performed. This bill limits where certain cosmetic surgical procedures may be performed in New Jersey. The bill provides that a physician is to perform any of these procedures only in an office or facility that is accredited by the ...
A1115 Concerns equal pay and employment opportunities for women. This bill modifies the "Law Against Discrimination," P.L.1945, c.169 (C.10:5-1 et seq.) ("LAD") to strengthen protections against employment discrimination and promote equal pay for women. The bill amends the LAD to make ...
A1916 Allows gross income tax deduction for certain student loan interest. This bill provides a tax deduction for taxpayers who make student loan payments. A taxpayer may deduct from gross income, the same amount as the federal income tax deduction, if any, that the taxpayer is permitted under s...
A457 Establishes "Neighborhood Solar Energy Investment Program." This bill establishes the "Neighborhood Solar Energy Investment Program" to permit customers of an electric public utility (utility) to invest in solar energy projects. Under the bill, the Board of Public Utilities (board...
A1739 Creates fourth degree crime of operating drone equipped with weapon. This bill makes it a fourth degree crime to operate a drone that is equipped with a weapon. Specifically, under the provisions of this bill, a person who operates a civilian unmanned aerial vehicle, commonly referred to a...
A1436 Creates "New Jersey Life Sciences Internship Challenge" program. This bill creates the "New Jersey Life Sciences Internship Challenge" program ("program") to provide tax credit subsidies to certain companies that have summer interns in the life sciences field. Any life science company ...
A2080 Establishes NJ STEM Entrepreneur Fellowship Program in DOLWD. This bill will dedicate workforce development funds for a New Jersey STEM Entrepreneur Fellowship Program in the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The program will be designed by the department in consultatio...
A1992 "New Jersey Call Center Jobs Act." This bill requires that any employer relocating a call center from the State of New Jersey to one or more foreign countries must notify the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development and remit the unamortized value o...
A1465 Provides a sales and use tax exemption for sales of certain high-efficie... This bill provides a sales and use tax exemption for sales of high-efficiency home furnaces and boilers and for programmable thermostats that have the federal Energy Star label. The federal Environmental Protection Agency...
A1523 Establishes central registry of residents with special needs for use dur... This bill requires the Office of Emergency Telecommunications Services ("office") in the Office of Information Technology to establish a central registry of residents with special needs who require additional as...
A102 Provides tax credit under corporation business tax and gross income tax ... This bill provides a tax credit under the corporation business tax and the gross income tax for certain costs incurred in the purchase and installation of environmentally responsible business equipment. Under the bill, a ...
A1443 Allows gross income tax deductions for certain contributions to NJBEST c... This bill allows a taxpayer to deduct amounts of the taxpayer's contribution to accounts created under the New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust (NJBEST) Program, New Jersey's federally qualified tuition program, fr...
A860 Establishes mandatory domestic violence training for municipal prosecutors. This bill amends the existing law concerning training programs for municipal prosecutors. Presently, section 10 of P.L. 1999, c.349 (C.2B:25-10) provides that the Attorney General, in consultation with the county and muni...
A649 Modifies various aspects of charter school program including student enr... This bill implements certain measures to improve the oversight and accountability of charter schools. The bill does the following: (1) provides that students will be selected for enrollment in a charter school through a l...
A581 Revises penalty provision of law concerning prohibition of certain unsol... This bill changes the penalties for a violation of the law prohibiting certain unsolicited text messages, enacted as Assembly Bill No. 617 of 2014. Under this law, no person may send an unsolicited advertisement via text ...
A1813 Requires State's full participation in Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. This bill clarifies the intent of P.L.2007, c.340 (C.26:2C-45 et al.) and specifically requires the State's full participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). P.L.2007, c.340, commonly referred to as the...
A1209 The "Green Building Tax Credit Act." This bill, entitled the "Green Building Tax Credit Act," provides tax credits toward the corporation business tax, gross income tax, and certain other specified taxes for developers and owners who design and con...
A2024 Requires creditor to provide mortgage payoff balance on home loan within... This bill provides that, as to a home loan under the "New Jersey Home Ownership Security Act of 2002," P.L.2003, c.64 (C.46:10B-22 et seq.), a creditor shall provide an entitled person, or an entitled person's a...
A1453 Establishes the "Mental Health Court Pilot Program" in several vicinages. This bill would create a Mental Health Court Pilot Program with the purpose of diverting certain nonviolent mentally ill and mentally disabled offenders away from the criminal justice system and into appropriate treatment...
A1197 Authorizes State and local law enforcement entities to contract for bulk... This bill authorizes the Attorney General to negotiate discounts and contract for bulk purchases of opioid antidotes such as Naloxone, also sold under the brand name Narcan, on behalf of certain public entities in the Sta...
A1879 Requires child care centers to test for and remediate lead in drinking w... This bill would require child care centers to test for and remediate lead in drinking water, and disclose their test results. Specifically, under the bill, each child care center would be required to undertake periodic te...
A1844 Provides veterans with up to 60 credits tuition-free at county college s... This bill provides that veterans who are enrolled in good standing at the New Jersey county college serving their county of residence will be eligible to receive up to 60 credits tuition-free. For purposes of the bill, a ...
A539 Requires county health departments to maintain reserve stock of opioid a... This bill amends the "Overdose Prevention Act," P.L.2013, c.42 (C.24:6J-1 et seq.), to require each county health department to obtain, and to maintain in an accessible storage location, a reserve stock of opioid antidote...
A407 Requires annual review of all released sex offenders to determine if the... This bill requires the Attorney General, on or before March 30th of each year, to conduct a review of all persons who were released from incarceration or involuntary commitment in the previous calendar year and who are re...
A1464 Allows tax credits for development of qualified wind energy facilities i... This bill would amend P.L.2010, c.57, known as the "Offshore Wind Economic Development Act," to expand the definition of "wind energy zone" to include property located in the project area of the "Portfields Initiative," d...
A1842 Establishes central registry for background checks of youth serving orga... This bill creates the "Youth Serving Organization Central Registry," or "central registry," which would serve as a clearinghouse for the collection and dissemination of information obtained as a result of conducting crimi...
A105 Eliminates State aid growth limit for school districts in which individu... Under current law, school districts are subject to a State aid growth limit; in a single year, a district's State aid may not increase by more than 10 percent or 20 percent, depending on the district's expenditure level, ...
A1470 Establishes minimum registered professional nurse staffing standards for... This bill establishes staffing standards for registered professional nurses in State hospitals, ambulatory surgical facilities, developmental centers, and psychiatric hospitals. Specifically, the bill provides that, in ad...
A696 Permits certain portion of municipal development trust funds to be spent... Current law permits a municipality that is authorized to collect affordable housing fees under the rules of the Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) to set aside amounts from the fees collected to provide affordability as...
A1468 Provides list of various assessments to satisfy State high school gradua... Currrent statutory law requires public high school students to pass the State graduation proficiency test to demonstrate mastery of the State graduation proficiency standards. This bill would provide options for students ...
A1444 The "Safe Playing Fields Act"; restricts use of lawn care pesticides at ... This bill would be known as the "Safe Playing Fields Act," and would restrict the use of lawn care pesticides on the grounds of any child care center and certain schools, playgrounds, and recreational fields in the State....
A1469 Dedicates $140,000 from NJ Brain Injury Research Fund for community base... This bill would provide that a minimum of $140,000 would be appropriated on an annual basis from the New Jersey Brain Injury Research Fund to the Department of Human Services to be allocated to a statewide not-for-profit ...
A1809 Establishes Clean Energy Technology Center and Alternative and Clean Ene... This bill creates a Clean Energy Technology Center (center) within the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to administer an Alternative and Clean Energy Investment Trust Fund (trust fund). Under the bill, the center is author...
A484 Provides State aid for certain adult education programs. This bill provides State school aid to school districts and certain county colleges that provide adult education programs. Under the bill, beginning in the 2015-2016 school year, a school district or county college will r...
A659 Directs Commissioner of Education to appoint coordinator and regional co... This bill directs the Commissioner of Education to appoint a Traumatic Brain Injury Education Coordinator. The coordinator will be responsible for evaluating, coordinating, and developing local, county, regional, and Stat...
A104 Increases State appropriations to Energy Tax Receipts Property Tax Relie... This bill amends P.L.1997, c.167, the "Energy Tax Receipts Property Tax Relief Act," (C.52:27D-438 et seq.) to require the distribution of an additional $387 million in State aid that would be paid to municipalities as En...
A1477 Establishes Statewide Hit and Run Advisory Program to facilitate apprehe... This bill, designated as "Zackhary's Law," establishes a Statewide Hit and Run Advisory Program. The purpose of the program is to facilitate the apprehension of persons involved in a motor vehicle accident resulting in se...
A1577 Requires insurers, Medicaid, and NJ FamilyCare to reimburse for childhoo... This bill amends P.L.1995, c.316 (C.17:48E-35.10 et al.), the statute that requires health insurers to cover all childhood immunizations as recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the United Sta...
A485 Establishes brain injury screening and education program in DCF. This bill establishes a brain injury screening and education program in the Department of Children and Families (DCF). The objective of the program would be to: identify children and young adults with brain injury, ages f...
ACR43 Proposes constitutional amendment authorizing statute transferring proba... Proposes constitutional amendment authorizing statute transferring probation functions from Judiciary to State Parole Board.
A1105 Establishing New Jersey Commission on Veterans' Benefits in DMVA. This bill establishes the New Jersey Commission on Veterans' Benefits in the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs (DMAVA). The purpose of the commission is to develop, maintain, and annually update a five-year sta...
A1297 Provides a plan to rebalance State resources to provide community servic... This bill changes the way in which the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) in the Department of Human Services (DHS) will use resources to provide services to persons with developmental disabilities by reducing D...
A2088 Requires opioid antidote dispensation to be monitored under Prescription... This bill would add naloxone hydrochloride, and other opioid antidotes, to the list of prescription drugs that are to be monitored as part of the State's Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP). Although the PMP focuses on ...
A1006 Transfers probation employees from Judiciary to State Parole Board. This bill would implement the provisions of Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 116, a constitutional amendment which authorizes the transfer of probation from the Judiciary to the newly created Bureau of Probation in the ...
A1715 Establishes measures to deter steroid use among students; appropriates $... This bill establishes measures to deter the use of steroids and performance enhancing supplements among the State's middle school and high school students. The bill implements the recommendations of the December 2005 repo...
A444 "Uncompensated Pending Medicaid Beneficiary Payment Relief Act"; provide... This bill, designated the "Uncompensated Pending Medicaid Beneficiary Payment Relief Act," would provide payments to certain nursing facilities for residents who have applied for Medicaid but whose eligibility has not bee...
A1363 Establishes DEP rebate program for purchase of alternative fuel vehicles. This bill directs the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to provide rebates to eligible purchasers of qualified alternative fuel vehicles for up to $5,000 per vehicle. It further provides that eligible purchaser...
A2086 Establishes process for individual to petition court for involuntary com... This bill provides for a "petitioner" who is the spouse, civil union partner, relative, friend, or guardian of an individual to submit to the court a petition for the involuntary commitment of the individual to ...
A1445 Directs installation of electric vehicle charging stations at service ar... This bill directs the New Jersey Turnpike Authority and the South Jersey Turnpike Authority to equip service areas along the toll roads under their jurisdiction (i.e., the New Jersey Turnpike, the Garden State Parkway, an...
ACR50 Establishes State School Aid Funding Fairness Commission. Establishes State School Aid Funding Fairness Commission.
A1215 Limits forum of certain consumer contract disputes to New Jersey. This bill prohibits terms and conditions in a consumer contract that require the dispute be resolved in a venue, forum, or jurisdiction outside of the State of New Jersey. This requirement could only be waived upon the ad...
A1211 The "Renewable Energy District Financing Act." This legislation would permit municipalities to establish renewable energy financing districts in order to make it easier to fund renewable energy improvements. The Legislature appreciates the need for alternative financi...
A1463 Sets forth certain standards to be followed by law enforcement agencies ... This bill sets forth certain guidelines to be followed by law enforcement agencies, emergency management offices, and fire departments that use unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly referred to as drones. Under the provision...
A781 Establishes process for recovering cost of caring for domestic companion... This bill provides for the cost of care for domestic companion animals involved in animal cruelty violations, and establishes a procedure, when the owner of the domestic companion animal is the alleged violator, for the o...
A1460 Establishes notification standards for certain service contracts with au... This bill establishes notification standards regarding service contracts which contain automatic renewal provisions. A service contract is defined to mean a written contract for the performance of service, maintenance, or...
A2087 Requires all prescriptions be transmitted electronically, subject to cer... This bill requires that every prescription for a controlled dangerous substance, prescription legend drug, or other prescription item be transmitted electronically using an electronic health records system. This requireme...
A672 Prohibits designation of certain assessments as high school graduation r... Under current law, a State graduation proficiency test must be administered to all 11th grade students, and to any 11th and 12th grade students who have not yet demonstrated proficiency on the test. Beginning in the 2014-...
A1451 Requires certain CATV companies to make CATV service available throughou... This bill requires a cable television (CATV) company holding a system-wide franchise issued by the Board of Public Utilities to make CATV service available throughout the residential areas of those municipalities not requ...
A2040 Makes changes to funding provisions for financial assistance and grants ... This bill changes the laws governing financial assistance and grants for the remediation of contaminated sites from the Hazardous Discharge Site Remediation Fund. The bill eliminates the availability of grants and loans t...
A1030 Requires community associations to allow installation of electric vehicl... This bill would promote, encourage, and remove obstacles to the use of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations by prohibiting common interest communities, such as condominiums and homeowners' associations, from adopting o...
A1587 Mandates health benefits coverage for opioid analgesics with abuse-deter... This bill requires health insurers to provide health benefits coverage for prescribed abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic drugs. Opioid analgesic drugs are drugs prescribed to treat moderate to severe pain or other condition...
A542 Requires certain schools to maintain supply of opioid antidotes and perm... This bill requires a board of education, board of trustees of a charter school, and chief school administrator of a nonpublic school to develop a policy, pursuant to Department of Education guidelines, for the emergency a...
A923 Directs Secretary of Higher Education to study prevalence, cost, and qua... This bill directs the Secretary of Higher Education to conduct a study to examine the prevalence, cost, and quality of on-line courses offered for credit by institutions of higher education upon payment of a fee. Under th...
A2026 Revises application deadline for homestead property tax reimbursement pr... This bill would require that applications for participation in the homestead property tax reimbursement program, colloquially known as the "senior freeze" program, be filed with the Director of the Division of Taxation in...
A1858 Requires continued coverage of prescription drugs for certain medical co... This bill requires health insurance carriers to provide continued coverage of prescription drugs for covered persons diagnosed with a complex or chronic medical condition or a rare disease. The bill defines "complex or ch...
A1765 Regulates and prohibits certain operation of drones. This bill regulates and prohibits the operation of unmanned aircraft systems, commonly referred to as drones, under certain circumstances. Under the bill, it is a disorderly persons offense to operate a drone: 1) knowingl...
A1479 Allows domestic violence victims to cancel television and telephone serv... This bill requires that a cable television company, local exchange telephone company, or provider of direct broadcast satellite service providing television and telecommunications service allow a residential customer who ...
A1447 Revises homestead property tax reimbursement eligibility requirements fo... This bill revises homestead property tax reimbursement eligibility requirements for certain claimants who relocate their existing homestead to another homestead within the same municipality after initially qualifying for ...
A1732 "Community Mental Health Safety Net Act"; requires DHS to provide cost-b... This bill, designated the "Community Mental Health Safety Net Act," would hold harmless certain providers of mental health and substance use disorder treatment services through June 2018 as they transition from a cost-bas...
A2067 Establishes special license plate for family members of fallen police of... This bill provides for the issuance of a distinctive motor vehicle license plate for family members of deceased law enforcement officers and firefighters whose deaths resulted from their work or status as officers or fire...
A1371 Encourages local units to plan for electric vehicle charging infrastruct... This bill would encourage municipalities to plan for the development of electric vehicle charging infrastructure at appropriate locations. New Jersey's Energy Master Plan encourages the greater use of electric vehicles (E...
A1111 Establishes social innovation loan guarantee pilot program and study com... This bill establishes a five-year social innovation loan guarantee pilot program (pilot program) for the purpose of encouraging private investment in health care services for the treatment and prevention of opioid and oth...
A1877 Requires lead paint inspection prior to home purchases and tenant turnov... Requires lead paint inspection prior to home purchases and tenant turnover; establishes educational program on lead hazards.
A1572 Limits settings where certain surgeries may be performed. This bill limits where certain cosmetic surgical procedures may be performed in New Jersey. The bill provides that a physician is to perform any of these procedures only in an office or facility that is accredited by the ...
A1369 Allows for cancellation of certain service contracts without paying earl... This bill requires a service provider of cable television, cellular telephone, direct broadcast satellite, electric generation, heating oil, gas supply, Internet access, propane, telecommunications, and Voice over Interne...
A1441 Allows gross income tax deductions for contributions, earnings, and qual... This bill provides special State income tax treatment for special needs trusts benefitting disabled individuals. The bill would exclude from a taxpayer's New Jersey gross income the amount of the taxpayer's contribution t...
A1841 Creates matching grant program for small businesses engaged in life scie... This bill directs the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (authority) to establish and maintain small business matching grant program for the purpose of awarding grants to eligible small businesses engaged in life s...
A564 Requires destruction of records stored on digital copy machines under ce... This bill requires that a business destroy, or arrange for the destruction of, all records stored on a digital copy machine, which is no longer to be retained by that business, by erasing or otherwise modifying those reco...
A376 Establishes Animal Cruelty Offender Registry; prohibits purchase, adopti... This bill would provide for the establishment and implementation of an animal cruelty offender registry that would require the continuing registration of animal cruelty offenders and allow for the public disclosure of cer...
A1228 Requires certain health benefits plans to provide coverage for behaviora... This bill requires hospital, medical and health service corporations, commercial insurers, health maintenance organizations, health benefits plans issued pursuant to the New Jersey Individual Health Coverage and Small Emp...
A1229 Bars public entities and public employees from entering into confidentia... This bill would bar public entities and public employees from entering into any agreement to settle claims or actions where the public employee asserts the protections of the "Conscientious Employee Protection Act," P.L.1...
A1914 Allows NJ gross income tax deduction for charitable contributions of foo... This bill allows gross income tax deductions for charitable contributions of food made in the tax year from business inventory, as allowed under paragraph (3) of subsection (e) of section 170 of the federal Internal Reven...
A1828 Requires institutions of higher education to provide students with acces... This bill requires institutions of higher education, beginning with the 2014-2015 academic year, to ensure that all students have access to campus-based mental health care programs and services. Under the bill, each insti...
A1830 Establishes "Right to Try Act" permitting terminally ill patients to acc... This bill would permit patients who are terminally ill to access investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that have not yet been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). To use an i...
A467 Requires State to provide recipients of State tax refunds, unemployment ... This bill requires certain State payments to be made available to recipients in the form of a paper check. Under the bill, the appropriate state agencies are required to provide State employees, taxpayers, and unemploymen...
A1442 Extends gross income tax medical expense deduction to certain cord blood... This bill extends New Jersey's gross income tax medical expense deduction to certain cord blood banking services. The purpose of the bill is to decrease the cost of cord blood banking for New Jersey gross income taxpayers...
A1586 Imposes a wholesale sales tax on electronic cigarettes and similar nicot... This bill imposes the New Jersey Tobacco Products Wholesale Sales and Use Tax on electronic cigarettes. Electronic cigarettes and similar tobacco-substitute smoking devices are designed to deliver a nicotine-based or othe...
A699 Increases penalties for identity theft when victim is a senior citizen o... This bill would increase the penalties for identity theft in cases when the victim is a senior citizen or veteran. Under the bill, the penalties would be increased as follows: · If the offense only involves one victim, an...
A895 Establishes "Government Crowdfunding Act" to allow government entities t... This bill establishes the "Government Crowdfunding Act" to allow State and local government entities to conduct fundraising for certain government projects using crowdfunding. The bill defines "crowdfunding" as the practi...
A1440 Requires certain energy tax receipts to be paid directly to municipalities. This bill changes the manner in which energy tax receipts are distributed to municipalities. Under current law, energy tax receipts are all collected by the State. Often, through the annual appropriations act, the State r...
A1433 Requires DCA to establish procedures for inspection and abatement of mol... This bill provides for the establishment of certain procedures for the inspection, identification, evaluation, and abatement of mold hazards in residential buildings and school facilities based upon, but not limited to, i...
A1683 Increases penalties for energy "slamming" practices. This bill increases civil penalties for energy "slamming" practices from $10,000 for the first offense, and not more than $25,000 for the second and each subsequent offense, to $20,000 for the first offense, and not more ...
A899 Eliminates transfer inheritance tax for step-grandchildren. This bill would eliminate the State's transfer inheritance tax for step-grandchildren of a decedent by treating such persons the same as a decedent's grandchildren under the New Jersey Transfer Inheritance Tax Act, R.S.54...
A1854 Establishes innovation zone program to stimulate technology industry clu... This bill calls for the establishment of a program within the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) to be known as the "Innovation Zone" program. The goal of the program is to encourage high-technology...
A2135 Reduces hunting license and permit fees for State residents 70 years of ... This bill would provide discounted hunting licenses, permits, and stamps to State residents who are 70 years of age or more. Under present law, people who are 65 years of age or more receive discounts on firearm hunting l...
A132 Requires instruction on information literacy in curriculum of students i... This bill requires school districts to incorporate instruction on information literacy into the curriculum in each of the grades kindergarten through 12. "Information literacy," as used in the bill, means a set of skills ...
A1450 Makes various changes to tenure of faculty and other professional staff ... This bill amends "The State and County College Tenure Act," P.L.1973, c.163 (C.18A:60-6 et seq.) to: (1) confer academic rank at State colleges on three new titles; and (2) require that members of the professional staff u...
A1737 Extends "whistleblower" protections to employee disclosure of government... This bill provides protection against employer retaliation for an employee who makes disclosures, provides testimony, or objects or refuses to participate in any activity, policy or practice of the employer, or another em...
A1437 Guarantees each municipality, at a minimum, Fiscal Year 2010 distributio... This bill amends P.L.1997, c.167 the "Energy Tax Receipts Property Tax Relief Act," (C.52:27D-438 et seq.) in order to provide each municipality with a minimum level or Energy Tax Receipts (ETR) Property Tax Relief Aid fo...
A478 Requires health benefits coverage for mammograms for women under 40 who ... This bill requires health insurers, including health, hospital, and medical service corporations; commercial individual, small employer, and larger group health insurers; health maintenance organizations; and the State He...
A217 Concerns the grading of criminal offenses committed against a child unde... This bill concerns the grading of criminal offenses committed against a child under the age of 16 years by a person armed with a weapon. The bill increases the degree of crime for certain aggravated assaults. Presently N....
A1454 Revises "Pet Purchase Protection Act" to establish new requirements for ... This bill establishes new requirements for pet dealers and pet shops pursuant to the "Pet Purchase Protection Act." This bill revises the "Pet Purchase Protection Act" to require pet dealers to comply with the same sourci...
A1462 Allows gross income tax deductions totaling $300,000 over five taxable y... This bill provides a gross income tax deduction totaling $300,000 over five taxable years for certain primary care physicians who practice in New Jersey. The purpose of the bill is to encourage primary care physicians to ...
A667 Provides for implementation of full-day preschool programs in additional... Under the provisions of the "School Funding Reform Act of 2008" (SFRA), P.L.2007, c.260 (C.18A:7F-43 et al.), school districts classified in District Factor Groups (DFG) A or B, or districts classified in DFG CD having a ...
A1692 Maintains eligibility for veteran's property tax deduction when property... Current law requires a veteran who has filed a claim for a veteran's property tax deduction to have legal title (i.e., full or partial ownership interest) to the property for which the deduction is claimed. The statute go...
A1815 Requires health insurers to provide coverage for equine therapy or rehab... This bill requires health insurers and health maintenance organizations, as well as health benefits plans or contracts which are issued or purchased pursuant to the New Jersey Individual Health Coverage Program, New Jerse...
A1995 Requires certain ratios of school library media specialist to students i... This bill establishes minimum ratios of school library media specialists to students required in school districts. The ratios are: · in each public school having an enrollment of less than 300 students on October 15 of th...
A1459 Provides for fair notice and opportunity to contest, or obtain waiver of... This bill provides for a fair system to allow recipients of overpayments of homestead rebates or credits and homestead property tax reimbursements, to contest the overpayment, or seek a waiver of the overpayment, when the...
A1955 Makes it a crime of the fourth degree for a private citizen to use a tra... This bill would make it a crime of the fourth degree to use a tracking device to track the movements or location of another person without that person's consent. The bill would not apply to the lawful use of an electronic...
AJR41 Designates September 7 through 13 of each year as "Duchenne Muscular Dys... Designates September 7 through 13 of each year as "Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Week" in New Jersey.
A1310 Establishes "Naturally Occurring Retirement Community" pilot program; ap... This bill establishes a "Naturally Occurring Retirement Community" or "NORC" pilot program in the Division of Aging Services in the Department of Human Services. The bill directs the Commissioner of Human Services to prov...
A1031 Establishes "Volkswagen Settlement Utilization Fund for Motor Vehicle Em... This bill establishes the "Volkswagen Settlement Utilization Fund for Motor Vehicle Emissions Reduction and Air Pollution Control," and directs the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to use money credited to the...
A1750 Upgrades assault on victims who are disabled. This bill would upgrade the offense of assault in situations where the victim is disabled. Under the bill, a person who causes bodily injury to a person with a disability would be guilty of a crime of the third degree and...
A1223 Concerns low emission and zero emission vehicles; establishes Clean Vehi... This bill establishes the 13-member Clean Vehicle Task Force to evaluate issues connected with the promotion, development, and use of clean vehicles in the State, and make recommendations thereon to the Governor and the L...
A250 Requires certain health benefits coverage for diagnosing and treating au... This bill defines "autism" and adds certain requirements concerning health benefits coverage for autism and other developmental disabilities. The bill also adds requirements concerning health benefits coverage for central...
A1779 Requires testing for infectious disease for certain persons who have bee... This bill would supplement the "Overdose Prevention Act," P.L.2013, c.46 (C.24:6J-1 et al.) to provide for the court-ordered testing of certain persons who have been administered an opioid antidote by a first responder. T...
A1130 Requires Commissioner of Transportation to publish notice of certain tra... This bill requires the Commissioner of Transportation to publish notice of certain transportation-related infrastructure projects and activities on an Internet website to provide increased accountability and transparency ...
A1049 Provides full forfeiture of pension of elected or appointed official con... This bill provides that the board of trustees of any State or locally-administered pension fund or retirement system will order the forfeiture of all of the earned service credit or pension or other retirement benefit of ...
A2036 Concerns prescribing of certain controlled dangerous substances; require... This bill makes various revisions to the law to address the opioid crisis. First, the bill, revises P.L.2017, c.28 to provide that a practitioner must enter into a pain management agreement with a patient, instead of upon...
A406 Revises criteria to establish base year for homestead property tax reimb... This bill would revise criteria to establish the base year for the homestead property tax reimbursement. Under current law, when an eligible claimant moves from one home to another, the base year changes to the first full...
AJR26 Designates September of each year as "Youth Suicide Prevention Awareness... Designates September of each year as "Youth Suicide Prevention Awareness Month" in New Jersey.
A436 Requires electric public utilities to provide priority power restoration... This bill requires the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to adopt rules and regulations requiring an electric public utility to provide priority power restoration following an extended power outage to: 1) hospitals; 2) nurs...
A1432 Requires governmental affairs agents retained by government entities to ... Currently, governmental affairs agents who are employed, retained or engaged to influence legislation, regulations or governmental processes are required to file a notice of representation and provide quarterly and annual...
A1452 Requires health insurance coverage for hair headpieces for patients rece... This bill requires hospital, medical and health service corporations, individual and small and large group commercial health insurers and health maintenance organizations which provide coverage for prostheses, to provide ...
A1456 Requires local government notification of sex offender registration and ... The purpose of this bill is to expand Megan's Law to require municipal governing bodies to be notified when a sex offender moves into a municipality and to restrict sex offenders from residing in areas frequented by child...
A1457 Requires use of electronic mail for community notification under Megan's... The bill requires the Attorney General to provide a means for notification by electronic mail when a sex offender listed on the Internet registry registers a new address in a different county or zip code from the offender...
A2033 Regulates pharmacy benefits managers as organized delivery systems and l... This bill amends the statutes governing organized delivery systems, which are regulated by the Department of Banking and Insurance. By defining "limited health care services" to include pharmaceutical services, instead of...
A1032 Provides sales and use tax exemption for sales of plug-in hybrid vehicles. This bill provides an exemption from the State sales and use tax for sales of plug-in hybrid vehicles. Under current law, a vehicle may be exempt from the State sales and use tax if it qualifies as a "zero emission vehicl...
A1019 Makes various changes to law addressing meetings of public bodies to pro... This bill revises the "Senator Byron M. Baer Open Public Meetings Act," N.J.S.A.10:4-6 et seq., to provide greater public access to meetings of public bodies and to information about those meetings. The bill clarifies and...
A1458 Debars permanently from government contracting any person convicted of c... This bill provides that any person who is convicted of a crime of the second degree under subsection a. or b. of N.J.S.A.2C:21-34 will be permanently debarred from contracting, or from working as a key employee of a contr...
ACR57 Proposes constitutional amendment to extend veterans' property tax deduc... Proposes constitutional amendment to extend veterans' property tax deduction and veterans' property tax exemption to veterans who did not serve in time of war or other emergency.
A1970 Excludes from income for gross income tax and PAAD eligibility purposes ... This bill changes income standards in the law establishing the Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (PAAD) program and the New Jersey gross income tax to exempt amounts received as remuneration, including bu...
A1824 Provides gross income tax credit for certain expenses paid or incurred f... This bill, designated as the Caregiver's Assistance Act, provides a gross income tax credit to qualified caregivers, including resident taxpayers and resident individuals, who pay or incur qualified care expenses for the ...
A597 Requires development of longitudinal data system that maintains individu... This bill requires the development of a Statewide longitudinal data system that is capable of retaining individual-level information. The data records would include information starting when an individual enrolls in a pub...
A1438 Allows for a gross income tax deduction for any honorably discharged mem... This legislation provides for a $1,000 gross income tax exemption to be taken as a deduction from gross income of any resident taxpayer who served in and was honorably discharged from any branch or component of the Armed ...
A1466 Upgrades assault on victims who are elderly or disabled. This bill would upgrade the offense of assault in situations where the victim is disabled or elderly. Under the bill, a person who causes bodily injury to a person with a disability or to a senior citizen who is 60 years ...
A1489 The "New Jobs for New Jersey Act." This bill establishes a New Jobs for New Jersey tax credit program to be administered by the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development. The purpose of the program is to provide incentives to small private sector emp...
A1094 Concerns employer inquiries about worker's wage and salary experience. This bill amends the "Law Against Discrimination," P.L.1945, c.169 (C.10:5-1 et seq.), to strengthen protections against employment discrimination and thereby promote equal pay for women by prohibiting any employer from: ...
A1435 Prohibits public colleges from charging tuition to students who are pare... This bill provides that a State college or university created pursuant to chapter 64 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes, Rutgers, the State University, the University of Medicine and Dentistry and the New Jersey Inst...
A1840 Authorizes DOT, NJTA, and SJTA to permit BPU-certified persons to instal... This bill requires the Department of Transportation ("department"), the New Jersey Turnpike Authority ("turnpike authority"), and the South Jersey Transportation Authority ("transportation authority") to permit any person...
AJR20 Designates second full week in September as "Marrow Donation Awareness W... Designates second full week in September as "Marrow Donation Awareness Week."
A598 Directs Secretary of Higher Education to establish performance-based fun... This bill directs the Secretary of Higher Education to develop performance-based funding plans for the public institutions of higher education. The purpose of the plans will be to increase accountability and efficiency an...
A1461 Provides that solar and photovoltaic energy facilities and structures on... This bill would provide that solar and photovoltaic energy facilities or structures would not be considered per se an inherently beneficial use for purposes of zoning approvals when such facilities or structures are on fa...
A701 Creates new offense of theft by financial exploitation of a vulnerable p... This bill creates the new offense of theft by financial exploitation of vulnerable person. Under the bill, an actor commits this offense when, being in a position of trust in relation to a senior citizen or a person with ...
A541 Requires Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to obtain court o... Under current law, the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) may pursue, without a court order, a variety of means to collect on a defaulted student loan made pursuant to the New Jersey College Loans to As...
A1434 Lowers age of eligibility for surviving spouse under homestead property ... This bill would revise the criteria for eligibility to receive a homestead property tax reimbursement as those criteria pertain to the surviving spouses of eligible senior citizens and disabled persons. The bill would low...
A1888 Requires minimum of one school bus aide for every 15 special needs stude... This bill establishes a minimum ratio of school bus aides to special needs students on a school bus. Under the bill, a board of education or a contracted service provider that provides pupil transportation services must e...
A1522 Allows county and municipal police departments to establish designated s... This bill allows municipal and county police departments to establish designated safe areas which may be used by members of the public to conduct sales transactions for items listed on classified websites, such as craigsl...
A1194 Authorizes placement of involved animal with animal welfare agency or si... This bill provides for an animal welfare organization, animal rescue organization, or operator of a foster home or shelter to take custody of an animal confiscated from its owner and being held pending adjudication of an ...
A854 "Consumer Access to Health Care Act"; eliminates requirement of joint pr... This bill which is designated as the "Consumer Access to Health Care Act," eliminates the requirement that a joint protocol be in place before an advanced practice nurse (APN) may prescribe medications, and sets forth the...
A1527 Requires Internet service providers to keep confidential and prohibit an... This bill requires an Internet service provider (ISP) to keep confidential and prohibit any disclosure, sale, or unauthorized access of a subscriber's personally identifiable information unless the subscriber, expressly a...
AR17 Urges New Jersey Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Task Force to support ad... Urges New Jersey Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Task Force to support adoption of Veterans Treatment Courts.
A451 Creates Clinical Trials Working Group. This bill creates the Clinical Trials Working Group to study why historically, New Jersey's pharmaceutical industry has had to look outside the State to find appropriate clinical trials for the drugs and medications which...
A1588 Requires anyone administered opioid antidote to treat drug overdose be p... This bill requires that a person experiencing a drug overdose who is administered an opioid antidote is provided with information concerning substance abuse treatment programs and resources, including information on the a...
A1893 Establishes Working Group on Deaf Education and directs DOE to develop p... This bill establishes in the Department of Education a Working Group on Deaf Education for the purpose of making recommendations on issues related to the early linguistic development of children who are deaf or hard of he...
A1230 Requires candidates for President and Vice-President of United States to... This bill provides that the names of candidates for President and Vice-President of the United States would not be printed on the ballot in New Jersey unless the candidates submit their federal income tax returns to the D...
A1725 Provides Medicaid and certain insurers access to Prescription Monitoring... This bill concerns the State's Prescription Monitoring Program and requires the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety to provide online access to the program's prescription monitoring inf...
A1825 "Wage Transparency Act"; requires reporting of public contractor employm... This bill requires any employer that enters into a contract with the State, including any contract that is subject to the requirements of the "New Jersey Prevailing Wage Act," P.L.1963, c.150 (C.34:11-56.25 et s...
A1112 Requires Secretary of Higher Education to annually provide Governor and ... Under the "New Jersey College Student and Parent Consumer Information Act," P.L.2009, c.197 (C.18A:3B-43 et seq.), the Secretary of Higher Education is required to annually compile the student consumer information reports...
A584 Provides State agencies will not enter into contracts with business enti... This bill prohibits a State agency from entering into a contract or agreement with a business entity that requires any person or public entity, as a condition of doing business with that business entity, to give up any ri...
A1439 Doubles amount of certain retirement income that may be excluded from gr... This bill doubles the amount of certain retirement income a person 62 years of age or older or a disabled individual may exclude from taxable income under the New Jersey gross income tax. This bill also eliminates the inc...
ACR61 Proposes constitutional amendment permitting certain veterans and their ... Proposes constitutional amendment permitting certain veterans and their surviving spouses to receive enhanced homestead rebate amounts similar to the homestead rebate amounts allowed for senior and disabled residents.
A1713 Requires DCPP to implement policies and procedures to ensure caseworker ... This bill, designated as "Leah's Law," requires the Division of Child Protection and Permanency in the Department of Children and Families to implement a caseworker safety intervention plan. The bill provides that the pla...
A1837 Requires public school students with concussion to be evaluated by licen... This bill provides that a student enrolled in a school district who sustains a concussion must receive an evaluation by a licensed health care professional and written clearance from the licensed health care professional ...
A435 Increases personal needs allowance to $50 for recipients of Medicaid and... This bill increases the personal needs allowance for veterans and their spouses who are recipients of Medicaid or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and reside in a nursing home or developmental center, or are patients in...
A1364 Provides gross income tax credit to persons purchasing or leasing altern... This bill establishes: 1) a tax credit of up to $5,000 for the purchase, or lease for at least 30 months, of a qualified alternative fuel vehicle by an eligible taxpayer for personal use; and 2) an additional tax credit o...
A1890 Permits establishment by county and four-year institutions of higher edu... This bill permits a four-year institution of higher education and a county college to partner in the establishment of a three plus one degree program for a baccalaureate degree. Under a three plus one degree program, a st...
A1707 Expands membership of NJ Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect. This bill expands the membership of the New Jersey Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect from 29 to 30, to include a member of the Child Placement Advisory Council. The Child Placement Advisory Council was established pur...
A2014 Automatically registers or updates voter registration as part of driver'... This bill requires the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) to automatically register to vote or automatically update a person's voter registration as part of the process of applying for or renewing a driver's licens...
A1804 Creates Office of Sustainability. This bill would create the Office of Sustainability in the Department of the Treasury. The office would be responsible for developing and implementing environmental sustainability measures in all State buildings and coord...
A1835 Requires carbon monoxide detectors in school buildings. This bill would require the installation of carbon monoxide detection devices in schools, including public and private schools. Recently, several children and teachers were sickened and had to be hospitalized due to carbo...
A414 Revises certain laws concerning domestic violence and firearms. This bill enhances protections currently afforded victims of domestic violence by requiring attackers to surrender their firearms while domestic violence restraining orders are in effect or when they are convicted of a do...
A1926 Allows students to use certain grant awards during summer session. This bill provides that a student may elect to use a portion of a tuition aid grant (TAG) award, or an opportunity grant funded through the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF), during the summer session following the acade...
A1578 Provides post-traumatic stress disorder from military service during com... This bill would add, as another mitigating factor for the court to consider in determining a sentence, whether the defendant suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, or psychiatric or psychological pr...
A3610 Increases accidental death benefit to 70 % of final compensation for sur... Under current law, if a member of the State Police Retirement System (SPRS) dies in the performance of duty, the surviving spouse receives a pension of 70% of final compensation or of adjusted final compensation, as appro...
A3611 Requires lead paint inspection prior to home purchases and tenant turnov... This bill would require every contract of sale of real property to include a provision requiring, as a condition of the sale, a lead evaluation contractor, certified to provide lead paint inspection services by the Depart...
A3645 Requires breeders or other providers of dogs to pet shops to certify com... This bill requires that, as a condition of the sale or transfer of a dog within or into the State, any breeder or owner or operator of a business providing dogs to pet shops submit a certification to the Department of Hea...
A3303 Increases Medicaid reimbursement rates for certain evidence-based behavi... This bill, designated as the Mental Health Access Act, would increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for certain evidence-based behavioral health services under the State Medicaid program. Under the bill, reimbursement rate...
A3256 Requires Police Training Commission to develop accelerated training cour... This bill establishes a modified law enforcement basic training program to allow county corrections officers to transition into the position of county sheriff's officer. Currently, a candidate for a position as a county c...
A3302 Requires institutions of higher education to provide to prospective stud... This bill would require four-year public and independent institutions of higher education to provide a financial aid "shopping sheet" to each prospective student as part of the school's financial aid offer to that student...
A3388 Allows gross income tax deductions totaling $300,000 over five taxable y... This bill provides a gross income tax deduction totaling $300,000 over five taxable years for certain primary care physicians who practice in New Jersey. The purpose of the bill is to encourage primary care physicians to ...
A3389 Sets forth certain standards to be followed by law enforcement agencies ... This bill sets forth certain guidelines to be followed by law enforcement agencies, emergency management offices, and fire departments that use unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly referred to as drones. Under the provision...
A3432 Establishes task force to study and make recommendations concerning mobi... This bill establishes an 11-member task force to study and make recommendations concerning mobility and support services needs of New Jersey adults with autism spectrum disorder. The task force will be comprised of: the C...
A922 Requires county colleges to develop plan to achieve three-year graduatio... This bill requires each board of trustees of a county college to develop a plan to achieve a three-year graduation rate of at least 33 percent for full-time students enrolled in an associate degree program, by the 2019-20...
A1516 Increases annual income limitation for senior and disabled citizens' eli... This bill increases the annual income limit for seniors and disabled persons to be eligible for an annual property tax deduction. The income limit increase reflects an increase in cost of living. The income limit increase...
A1853 Permits testing and use of autonomous vehicles on State roadways under c... This bill permits the testing and use of autonomous vehicles on the public highways, roads, and streets of this State. An autonomous vehicle may be operated on any highway, road, or street within this State for testing pu...
A1857 Provides civil immunity to persons who forcibly enter motor vehicles to ... This bill stipulates that a person would not be held liable for any damages arising out of and in the course of forcibly entering a motor vehicle for the purpose of removing a child left unattended and unsupervised in the...
A596 Establishes the New Jersey School Counts County College Scholarship Prog... This bill establishes the New Jersey School Counts County College Scholarship Program in the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority. Under the program, a student who graduates from a participating public or nonpubl...
A666 Requires school districts and DOE to post on their websites information ... This bill requires school districts and the Department of Education to post information on their websites regarding student participation in the assessments developed by the consortium of states known as the Partnership f...
A1584 Directs poison control and drug information program to establish clearin... This bill expands the responsibilities of the State's poison control and drug information program ("program"), in order to facilitate the gathering and analysis of Statewide information related to drug overdoses, and fost...
A476 Increases income eligibility limits for PAAD program and Senior Gold Pre... This bill increases the income eligibility limits established in the Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (PAAD) program to $27,000 for single persons and $35,000 combined income for married couples. Under t...
A1674 Requires interior light of motor vehicle be turned on when stopped by la... This bill requires a driver of a motor vehicle to turn on the vehicle's interior light when stopped by a law enforcement officer at certain times, including nighttime or during inclement weather, without being requested t...
A1467 Requires Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services to facilitate ... This bill requires the Assistant Commissioner of the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services in the Department of Human Services to facilitate the establishment of four new recovery community centers in New Jerse...
A1665 Requires various State departments to provide linkages to information on... This bill requires the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to prepare and make available on its Internet website, in an easily printable format, information on the program providing "baby boxes" and safe sleep educa...
A445 Creates exclusion from municipal property tax levy cap for amounts neces... This bill would include as an exclusion to the property tax levy cap for municipalities, amounts required by law or by agreement that are necessary to provide matching funds required by law, or by agreement, in order for ...
A1225 Prohibits sale and possession of undetectable firearms manufactured usin... This bill prohibits the sale and possession of a firearm, firearm receiver, or magazine that is manufactured or produced using additive manufacturing or three dimensional printing technology, computer numerical control mi...
A785 Provides tuition benefits at public institutions of higher education for... This bill provides free undergraduate tuition and student fees at public institutions of higher education to the child, spouse, civil union partner or domestic partner of certain New Jersey veterans. The benefits will app...
A1954 Requires telemarketers to provide name, mailing address, and telephone n... This bill requires, a telemarketer, within 30 seconds of making a telemarketing sales call, to provide the customer the name, mailing address, and telephone number of the person on whose behalf the call is being made. A v...
A1889 Requires new voting machines purchased or leased for use in elections in... Under current law, the requirement for the purchase of new voting machines or retrofitting of existing voting machines to produce a paper record of the votes cast has been suspended until funding is made available from St...
A559 Prohibits the sale of certain children's products containing lead, mercu... This bill would prohibit the sale, distribution, import, or manufacture any children's product intended for use by a child under the age of 6 which contains, is composed of, or is made with lead, mercury, or cadmium. Unde...
A1446 Provides additional State school aid to school districts experiencing en... P.L.2009, c.82 (C.45:22A-46.3 et seq.) established a procedure by which an age-restricted housing development previously approved for construction by a municipal or regional planning board, zoning board of adjustment, or ...
A1455 Provides corporation business tax credit and allows gross income tax ded... This bill would provide a corporation business tax credit and allow a gross income tax deduction for the purchase and installation of electric vehicle charging stations, and would become effective at the next taxable year...
A908 Provides tax credits for performing certain repairs on primary residence... This bill provides $50 million in tax credits to taxpayers who perform home improvements to increase accessibility on the primary residences of qualified residents. A taxpayer can earn a tax credit, not in excess of $2,50...
A1113 Requires DLPS to issue guidelines for counties to establish special need... This bill requires the State Office of Emergency Management in the Department of Law and Public Safety, in consultation with the Department of Human Services, to issue uniform guidelines to be used by each county in the S...
A890 Requires screening of certain high-risk pregnancies and reporting of fet... This bill requires that various actions be taken during the perinatal period, which is from the 20th week of gestation through the 28th day after birth, in order to improve birth outcomes and protect the health of low-inc...
A1306 Requires data collection and issuance of report on drug evidence testing... This bill requires the New Jersey State Police Office of Forensic Sciences to collect data for six months and issue a report on evidence used in prosecuting certain drug-related crimes. Specimens taken by law enforcement ...
A3643 "The Highway Worker Safety Act"; increases penalties for vehicular homic... This bill, "The Highway Worker Safety Act," establishes increased penalties for vehicular homicide and assault by auto of highway workers, and increases fines for certain highway maintenance, construction, or incident zon...
A3706 Requires owners of residential rental property to conduct lead hazard in... This bill would require property owners who have agreed to rent a one-family, two-family, or multiple dwelling, to hire a lead evaluation contractor, certified to provide lead inspection services by the Department of Comm...
A3747 Establishes innovation zone program to stimulate technology industry clu... This bill requires the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (authority) to establish an "innovation zone" program within the authority to consist of three innovation zones, with each zone surrounding a rese...
A3714 Prohibits sale of municipally-owned sewer or water plant to private entity. This bill amends current law to prohibit a municipality owning a sewer plant or water plant to sell the sewer plant or water plant to a private entity. The bill repeals the "Water Infrastructure Protection Act," sections ...
A3743 Requires certain health benefits plans to provide coverage for behaviora... This bill requires hospital, medical and health service corporations, commercial insurers, health maintenance organizations, health benefits plans issued pursuant to the New Jersey Individual Health Coverage and Small Emp...
A3698 Establishes NJ Water Supply and Pharmaceutical Product Study Commission. This bill would establish the New Jersey Water Supply and Pharmaceutical Product Study Commission. The purpose of the commission would be to investigate, quantify and evaluate the potential risks associated with pharmaceu...
A3704 Prohibits the sale or distribution of flavored electronic smoking devices. Prohibits the sale or distribution of flavored electronic smoking devices.
A3766 Provides list of various assessments to satisfy State high school gradua... Currrent statutory law requires public high school students to pass the State graduation proficiency test to demonstrate mastery of the State graduation proficiency standards. This bill would provide options for students ...
A3745 Permits testing and use of autonomous vehicles on State roadways under c... This bill permits the testing and use of autonomous vehicles on the public highways, roads, and streets of this State. An autonomous vehicle may be operated on any highway, road, or street within this State for testing pu...
A3819 Concerns unemployment compensation and labor disputes. This bill permits the payment of unemployment insurance (UI) benefits during labor disputes under certain specified conditions. The bill provides that, for any claim for a period of unemployment commencing on or after Apr...
A3821 Clarifies scope of affordable housing obligations. Although the "Fair Housing Act," P.L.1985, c.222 (C.52:27D-301 et al.), clearly states that the State Constitution's affordable housing obligation is comprised of the "present and prospective need" for affordable housing ...
A3784 Establishes central registry of residents with special needs for use dur... This bill requires the Office of Emergency Telecommunications Services ("office") in the Office of Information Technology to establish a central registry of residents with special needs who require additional as...
A3802 Appropriates $2,565,000 from General Fund to Department of State for Edu... This bill provides a supplemental appropriation of $2,565,000 from the General Fund to the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Programs, specifically $1,557,000 for Opportunity Program Grants and $1,008,000 for Supplementa...
A5284 Provides for voluntary contributions by taxpayers on gross income tax re... This bill establishes the "New Jersey Ovarian Cancer Research Fund" and provides for a designation on the State gross income tax return that will permit taxpayers to make voluntary contributions to the fund to support ova...
AR301 Disapproves of intention of U.S. Secretary of State to eliminate positio... Disapproves of intention of U.S. Secretary of State to eliminate position of U.S. Special Envoy for Northern Ireland.
A5283 Requires new one- and two-family residences to be equipped with fire ext... This bill would require that new one- and two-family residences be equipped with fire extinguishers. Under current law, existing one- and two-family residences are inspected to ensure that they are equipped with fire exti...
A3442 Prohibits sale and possession of undetectable firearms manufactured usin... This bill prohibits the sale and possession of a firearm, firearm receiver, or magazine that is manufactured or produced using additive manufacturing or three dimensional printing technology, computer numerical control mi...
A3422 Establishes compensation program for law enforcement officers and certai... This bill establishes a compensation program for the following categories of law enforcement officers: (1) State corrections officers, juvenile corrections officers, and juvenile detention officers who suffer bodily injur...
A3387 Supplemental appropriation of $50 million from General Fund to DHS for s... This supplemental appropriation provides $50 million from the General Fund to the Division of Addiction Services in the Department of Human Services for inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment program slots and...
A3411 Requires DOH regulations regarding elevated blood lead levels in childre... This bill would amend the State statutes related to childhood lead poisoning, in order to clarify that the Department of Health (DOH) regulations regarding elevated blood lead levels and the appropriate responses thereto,...
A3423 Provides for designation of acute stroke ready hospitals; establishes St... This bill establishes various requirements to revise and improve the Statewide system of stroke care by recognizing a new category of certified stroke care facilities, establishing a Statewide stroke care database, mandat...
A3481 Requires school districts to employ a certain number of student assistan... This bill amends current law to require school districts to employ a certain number of student assistance coordinators based on district enrollment. Under the bill, a school district with a resident enrollment of 1,000 or...
AR130 Condemns use of performance-enhancing drugs by student-athletes. Condemns use of performance-enhancing drugs by student-athletes.
A3549 Exempts hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicles from certain labeling requir... This bill exempts hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles from certain labeling requirements. Under current law, a vehicle registered or principally garaged in this State and powered primarily or secondarily by a compressed o...
A3502 Provides a sales and use tax exemption for sales of certain high-efficie... This bill provides a sales and use tax exemption for sales of high-efficiency home furnaces and boilers and for programmable thermostats that have the federal Energy Star label. The federal Environmental Protection Agency...
A3548 Increases annual income limitation for senior and disabled citizens' eli... This bill increases the annual income limit for seniors and disabled persons to be eligible for an annual property tax deduction. The income limit increase reflects an increase in cost of living. The income limit increase...
AR131 Urges Congress to reintroduceand pass federal "Sustainable Water Infrast... Urges Congress to reintroduceand pass federal "Sustainable Water Infrastructure Investment Act of 2016." *
A3501 Allows tax credits for development of qualified wind energy facilities i... This bill would amend P.L.2010, c.57, known as the "Offshore Wind Economic Development Act," to expand the definition of "wind energy zone" to include property located in the project area of the "Portfields Initiative," d...
A2965 Requires DOH to establish "New Jersey Autism Website." This bill is designed to make certain information available to the public that will promote autism awareness and enhance efforts at early detection and treatment of children with autism spectrum disorders. Specifically, t...
A3097 Directs Secretary of Higher Education to establish performance-based fun... This bill directs the Secretary of Higher Education to develop performance-based funding plans for the public institutions of higher education. The purpose of the plans will be to increase accountability and efficiency an...
A3065 Prohibits retailers from scanning consumer's identification card for ret... This bill prohibits retail mercantile establishments from scanning, photocopying, or otherwise retaining a copy of an person's identification card (i.e., a driver's license, probationary license, non-driver photo identifi...
A3095 Establishes the New Jersey School Counts County College Scholarship Prog... This bill establishes the New Jersey School Counts County College Scholarship Program in the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority. Under the program, a student who graduates from a participating public or nonpubl...
A3096 Requires development of longitudinal data system that maintains individu... This bill requires the development of a Statewide longitudinal data system that is capable of retaining individual-level information. The data records would include information starting when an individual enrolls in a pub...
A3339 Increases the personal income tax's pension and retirement income exclus... This bill increases the personal income tax's pension and retirement income exclusion fivefold over three years. The purpose of this bill is to reduce the State's personal income tax's capacity to diminish retirement inco...
A3104 Requires testing for infectious disease for certain persons who have bee... This bill would supplement the "Overdose Prevention Act," P.L.2013, c.46 (C.24:6J-1 et al.) to provide for the court-ordered testing of certain persons who have been administered an opioid antidote by a first responder. T...
A3152 Establishes requirements concerning necessary care of dogs, domestic com... This bill would make it a violation of the State animal cruelty laws to: 1) leave a cat, dog, or other domestic companion animal unattended outdoors when the outside ambient temperature is 32 degrees Fahrenheit or less or...
A2874 Allows gross income tax deduction for certain student loan interest. This bill provides a tax deduction for taxpayers who make student loan payments. A taxpayer may deduct from gross income, the same amount as the federal income tax deduction, if any, that the taxpayer is permitted under s...
A2982 Requires State to provide recipients of State tax refunds, unemployment ... This bill requires certain State payments to be made available to recipients in the form of a paper check. Under the bill, the appropriate state agencies are required to provide State employees, taxpayers, and unemploymen...
A2997 Requires Division of Consumer Affairs to publish list of certain tamper-... This bill requires the Division of Consumer Affairs (DCA) in the Department of Law and Public Safety to publish a list of opioid drugs approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that incorporate tamper res...
A1665 Creates Clinical Trials Working Group. This bill creates the Clinical Trials Working Group to study why historically, New Jersey's pharmaceutical industry has had to look outside the State to find appropriate clinical trials for the drugs and medications which...
A411 Provides job security to certain organ and bone marrow donors. This bill provides job security for an individual during a period of disability under the "Temporary Disability Benefits Law," P.L.1948, c.110 (C.43:21-25 et al.), which is the result of an organ or bone marrow donation b...
A1202 Revises criteria to establish base year for homestead property tax reimb... This bill would revise criteria to establish the base year for the homestead property tax reimbursement. Under current law, when an eligible claimant moves from one home to another, the base year changes to the first full...
A3001 Restricts health insurers from limiting access to pain medication. This bill requires certain health insurers, under every policy or contract that provides coverage for outpatient prescription drugs, to provide coverage for prescription drugs used to treat pain in accordance with its pro...
A2426 Regulates tethering and confinement of, and proper shelter for, dogs. This bill establishes specific requirements for tethering (section 2 of the bill) or confining a dog (section 5 of the bill), prohibits tethering of a dog under certain circumstances, an, and requires the owner or other p...
A2787 Authorizes special license plates for members of the United States Coast... This bill would authorize special motor vehicle registration plates for active members of the United States Coast Guard or former active members who have been honorably separated from the United States Coast Guard. These ...
A2761 Directs Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to forgive certain... This bill directs the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) to forgive student loans offered through the New Jersey College Loans to Assist State Students (NJCLASS) Loan Program in the event of a student b...
A2788 Provides that solar and photovoltaic energy facilities and structures on... This bill would provide that solar and photovoltaic energy facilities or structures would not be considered per se an inherently beneficial use for purposes of zoning approvals when such facilities or structures are on fa...
AR95 Urges Congress of US to continue funding research on exposure of certain... Urges Congress of US to continue funding research on exposure of certain members of military to smoke from burning of waste.
A2930 Revises and renames NJSTARS; repeals NJSTARS II; establishes NJ HonorSch... This bill establishes the New Jersey HonorScholars Program which will be administered by the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority. Under the provisions of the bill, the New Jersey Student Tuition Assistance Rewar...
A2753 Allows NJ gross income tax deduction for charitable contributions of foo... This bill allows gross income tax deductions for charitable contributions of food made in the tax year from business inventory, as allowed under paragraph (3) of subsection (e) of section 170 of the federal Internal Reven...
A2699 Makes various changes to law addressing meetings of public bodies to pro... This bill revises the "Senator Byron M. Baer Open Public Meetings Act," N.J.S.A.10:4-6 et seq., to provide greater public access to meetings of public bodies and to information about those meetings. The bill clarifies and...
A2668 Requires health insurance carriers, SHBP, and SEHBP to provide coverage ... This bill requires health insurance carriers, the State Health Benefits Program, and the School Employees' Health Benefits Program to provide coverage for telemedicine delivered to a covered person in a health care facili...
A2635 Requires institutions of higher education to provide advocates for victi... This bill requires an institution of higher education, upon receiving a report of an alleged sexual assault made by a student or employee against another student or employee, to immediately appoint an advocate for the vic...
ACR139 Proposes constitutional amendment to increase to $500 veterans' property... Proposes constitutional amendment to increase to $500 veterans' property tax deduction.
ACR140 Proposes constitutional amendment to extend eligibility for veterans' pr... Proposes constitutional amendment to extend eligibility for veterans' property tax deduction and disabled veterans' property tax exemption to residents of continuing care retirement communities.
A2786 Requires teacher preparation program for instructional certificate to in... This bill provides that, in addition to any other requirements adopted by the State Board of Education for teacher preparation programs, the State board must require that the preparation program for an instructional certi...
A283 Requires screening of certain high-risk pregnancies and reporting of fet... This bill requires that various actions be taken during the perinatal period, which is from the 20th week of gestation through the 28th day after birth, in order to improve birth outcomes and protect the health of low-inc...
A2187 Establishes green infrastructure financing program. This bill establishes a regulatory financing structure that authorizes New Jersey Economic Development Authority (authority), in conjunction with the Board of Public Utilities (board), to acquire and provide low-cost fina...
A2195 Establishes the four-year "New Jersey Innovation Inspiration School Gran... This bill establishes the four-year "New Jersey Innovation Inspiration School Grant Pilot Program" in the Department of Education. The pilot program will award grants to school districts to support non-traditional STEM (s...
A2218 Requires certain CATV companies to make CATV service available throughou... This bill requires a cable television (CATV) company holding a system-wide franchise issued by the Board of Public Utilities to make CATV service available throughout the residential areas of those municipalities not requ...
A2190 Directs Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development to establish a p... This bill directs the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development, in consultation with the Secretary of Higher Education, the county colleges, county vocational school districts, and the Adult Education-High School E...
A2219 Supplemental appropriation to DOH for $7,560,000 for anti-tobacco programs. This bill appropriates $7.56 million for anti-smoking programs in the Department of Health, providing the same level of appropriation that these programs received in fiscal year 2010, prior to their elimination from the S...
A2217 Requires electric public utilities to enter into long-term contracts for... This bill requires an electric public utility to enter into a contract that is between 10 and 20 years in duration for the purchase of Class I renewable energy certificates. The Class I renewable energy certificates purch...
A2222 Requires insurers and SHBP to provide coverage for expenses incurred in ... This bill requires hospital, medical, and health service corporations, commercial individual, small employer, and larger group insurers, health maintenance organizations, and the State Health Benefits Program to provide c...
A2203 Establishes requirements for provision of energy from Class I renewable ... This bill requires a certain percentage of the electricity sold in the State to be from Class I renewable energy. The percentage of electricity sold in the State that is from Class I renewable energy is to increase once e...
A2227 Makes a $3 million supplemental appropriation for increased Per Capita L... This bill makes a supplemental appropriation of $3 million from the General Fund to increase the State fiscal year 2016 funding for Per Capita Library Aid. The purpose of the bill is to better enable the State's libraries...
A399 Authorizes issuance of special emergency notes to finance special emerge... This bill would authorize municipalities to use special emergency appropriations to pay current year real property assessment appeal refunds. Under current law (P.L.1961, c.22; N.J.S.A.40A:4-55.1 et seq.), when any such a...
A1436 Prohibits local government agency from employing person on paid leave fr... This bill would supplement the "Local Government Ethics Law," N.J.S.A.40A:9-22.1 et seq., to provide that a local government agency cannot employ any person in a full-time or part-time position while that person is on pai...
A204 Limits contributions to legal defense fund of candidate for or holder of... This bill requires a candidate for or the holder of any elective public office in this State to file a certificate of organization of a legal defense fund with the Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) if the candida...
A410 Requires school districts to observe Veterans Day as school holiday. Current law provides each board of education with the discretion to annually determine the dates between which the schools of the district will be open, in accordance with law. Current law does not require schools to be c...
A985 Permits certain portion of municipal development trust funds to be spent... Current law permits a municipality that is authorized to collect affordable housing fees under the rules of the Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) to set aside amounts from the fees collected to provide affordability as...
A776 Establishes the "Veterans Court Pilot Program in several counties." This bill creates a Veterans Court Pilot Program which shall have as a purpose the diversion of certain nonviolent offenders who are veterans away from the criminal justice system and into appropriate treatment. The veter...
A764 Provides gross income tax credits to support development of New Jersey-b... This bill provides credits against the New Jersey gross income tax to support the development of certain New Jersey-based small business start-ups. Under the bill, taxpayers that meet the definition of a qualified small b...
A1358 Provides certain exemptions from sales and use tax for hybrid electric v... This bill would provide that the sale of hybrid electric vehicles and motor vehicles fueled exclusively by compressed natural gas would be exempt from half of the tax imposed under the "Sales and Use Tax Act," P.L.1966, c...
A382 Lowers age of eligibility for surviving spouse under homestead property ... This bill would revise the criteria for eligibility to receive a homestead property tax reimbursement as those criteria pertain to the surviving spouses of eligible senior citizens and disabled persons. The bill would low...
A614 Establishes NJ STEM Entrepreneur Fellowship Program in DOLWD. This bill will dedicate workforce development funds for a New Jersey STEM Entrepreneur Fellowship Program in the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The program will be designed by the department in consultatio...
A1814 Provides post-traumatic stress disorder from military service during com... This bill would add, as another mitigating factor for the court to consider in determining a sentence, whether the defendant suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, psychiatric or psychological probl...
A786 Provides tuition benefits at public institutions of higher education for... This bill provides free undergraduate tuition and student fees at public institutions of higher education to the child, spouse, civil union partner or domestic partner of certain New Jersey veterans. The benefits will app...
A354 Requires certain health benefits coverage for diagnosing and treating au... This bill defines "autism" and adds certain requirements concerning health benefits coverage for autism and other developmental disabilities. The bill also adds requirements concerning health benefits coverage for central...
A2335 Establishes the "Mental Health Court Pilot Program" in several vicinages. This bill would create a Mental Health Court Pilot Program with the purpose of diverting certain nonviolent mentally ill and mentally disabled offenders away from the criminal justice system and into appropriate treatment...
A2522 Permits students who are eligible for special education services to enro... Permits students who are eligible for special education services to enroll in noncustodial parent's school district of residence under certain circumstances.
A2430 Requires anyone administered opioid antidote to treat drug overdose be p... This bill would require that, when a health care professional or first responder administers an opioid antidote to a person experiencing a drug overdose, the person must be provided with information concerning substance a...
A2318 Allows municipality to establish reserved parking zone on property adjac... Under current law, municipalities are authorized to establish restricted parking zones in front of the home of a resident with a disability who has been issued a wheel chair license plate or hanging placard. This bill per...
A2343 Requires appropriate insurance company to provide coverage to Good Samar... This bill provides that any person who receives ambulance service as the result of an injury incurred while rendering or attempting to render good faith emergency care and would be eligible to receive immunity under the "...
A2381 Requires certain retailers to provide notice of FAA safety guidelines fo... This bill requires certain retailers to provide notice to consumers of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) safety guidelines for flying a model aircraft, which includes a drone that is operated for hobby or recreati...
A2342 Provides that certain personal identifying information may be redacted f... This bill provides that certain personal identifying information may be redacted from motor vehicle accident reports and law enforcement agency incident reports prior to allowing the public access to the reports. Under cu...
A2461 Concerns reviews of State's economic development incentives. This bill provides for the periodic review of certain economic development incentive programs administered by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (authority). The purpose of the bill is to expand upon current re...
A2370 Requires carbon monoxide detectors in school buildings. This bill would require the installation of carbon monoxide detection devices in schools, including public and private schools. Recently, several children and teachers were sickened and had to be hospitalized due to carbo...
A2394 Establishes public-private alternative fueling station pilot program and... This bill would establish a public-private alternative fueling station pilot program. The Department of Transportation (DOT), in consultation with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the New Jersey Turnpike ...
A2333 Establishes one-year moratorium on replacement of copper-based landline ... This bill establishes a one-year moratorium on the replacement of copper-based landline telephone (landline) service with wireless service by a local exchange telecommunications company (company). Under the bill, a compan...
A2344 Requires use of electronic mail for community notification under Megan's... The bill requires the Attorney General to provide a means for notification by electronic mail when a sex offender listed on the Internet registry registers a new address in a different county or zip code from the offender...
A2494 Creates grant program for newly established small businesses engaged in ... This bill directs the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (authority) to establish and maintain a small business grant program for the purpose of awarding grants to eligible small businesses engaged in life sciences...
A2547 Permits small businesses to qualify for loans from NJEDA for costs of en... This bill requires the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (authority), in consultation with the Board of Public Utilities and the Department of Community Affairs, to establish and administer a program that makes lo...
A2496 Provides veterans with up to 60 credits tuition-free at county college s... This bill provides that veterans who are enrolled in good standing at the New Jersey county college serving their county of residence will be eligible to receive up to 60 credits tuition-free. For purposes of the bill, a ...
A2362 Establishes Developmental Disability Awareness license plates; dedicates... This bill requires the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (commission) to issue special Developmental Disability Awareness license plates to persons who wish to show their support for people with developmental disabiliti...
A2339 Provides corporation business tax credit and allows gross income tax ded... This bill would provide a corporation business tax credit and allow a gross income tax deduction for the purchase and installation of electric vehicle charging stations, and would become effective at the next taxable year...
A2446 Establishes "Solar Roof Installation Warranty Program" in EDA and transf... This bill establishes a "Solar Roof Installation Warranty Program" (program) within the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (authority). The purpose of the program is to provide a source of indemnification...
A2348 Allows identity theft victims to petition for judicial determination of ... This bill would establish a procedure whereby a victim of identity theft could obtain a factual determination of innocence. Under the provisions of the bill, a person who reasonably believes that he or she is a victim of ...
A2398 Establishes public-private pilot program for level 3 electric vehicle ch... This bill would establish a public-private pilot program for level 3 electric vehicle charging stations. The bill would require the Department of Transportation (DOT), in consultation with the Department of Environmental ...
A2223 Establishes Main Street Economic Growth Program to encourage business de... This bill establishes in the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) the "Main Street Economic Growth Program" (program) for the purpose of providing financial and technical assistance to a business located in a M...
A2265 Establishes framework for cybersecurity information sharing and prepared... Creates NJ Cybersecurity Commission; appropriates $50,000.
A2465 Creates Office of Sustainability. This bill would create the Office of Sustainability in the Department of the Treasury. The office would be responsible for developing and implementing environmental sustainability measures in all State buildings and coord...
A2341 Requires local government notification of sex offender registration and ... The purpose of this bill is to expand Megan's Law to require municipal governing bodies to be notified when a sex offender moves into a municipality and to restrict sex offenders from residing in areas frequented by child...
A2334 Requires DOH to issue standing order authorizing pharmacists to dispense... This bill would expand public access to opioid antidotes, such as naloxone hydrochloride, by supplementing the "New Jersey Pharmacy Practice Act," P.L.2003, c.280 (C.45:14-40 et seq.) and amending the provisions of the "O...
A2331 Requires health insurance coverage for hair headpieces for patients rece... This bill requires hospital, medical and health service corporations, individual and small and large group commercial health insurers and health maintenance organizations which provide coverage for prostheses, to provide ...
A2338 Revises "Pet Purchase Protection Act" to establish new requirements for ... This bill prohibits any person from selling, offering for sale, transferring, exchanging, or bartering a cat or dog, or otherwise engaging in a transaction concerning a cat or dog, unless the transaction is a face-to-face...
A2346 Provides for fair notice and opportunity to contest, or obtain waiver of... This bill provides for a fair system to allow recipients of overpayments of homestead rebates or credits and homestead property tax reimbursements, to contest the overpayment, or seek a waiver of the overpayment, when the...
A2347 Establishes compensation program for State and juvenile corrections offi... This bill establishes a compensation program for State corrections officers, juvenile corrections officers, and juvenile detention officers who suffer bodily injury as the result of a riot or assault by the inmates or det...
A2337 Requires health insurers to limit patient cost-sharing and provide appea... This bill requires certain health insurers, under certain policies or contracts that provide coverage for prescription drugs, to place limitations on covered persons' cost sharing for prescription drugs. The bill's provis...
A2491 Authorizes DOT, NJTA, and SJTA to permit BPU-certified persons to instal... This bill requires the Department of Transportation ("department"), the New Jersey Turnpike Authority ("turnpike authority"), and the South Jersey Transportation Authority ("transportation authority") to permit any person...
A2401 Expands programs in BPU to include low-interest loans and grants to muni... This bill would expand the programs administered by the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to include low-interest loans to municipalities for energy efficiency programs and grants to municipalities for innovative energy tec...
A2345 Debars permanently from government contracting any person convicted of c... This bill provides that any person who is convicted of a crime of the second degree under subsection a. or b. of N.J.S.A.2C:21-34 will be permanently debarred from contracting, or from working as a key employee of a contr...
A2493 Establishes central registry for background checks of youth serving orga... This bill creates the "Youth Serving Organization Central Registry," or "central registry," which would serve as a clearinghouse for the collection and dissemination of information obtained as a result of conducting crimi...
A2332 Requires Public Health Council to promulgate rules and regulations for u... This bill requires the Public Health Council to promulgate rules and regulations for the use of quality control programs in bio-analytical and clinical laboratories. Pursuant to current law, the council has promulgated an...
A2560 Creates housing purchase matching grant program for reserve component of... This bill establishes a matching grant program for certain members of the reserve component of the United States Armed Forces and the New Jersey National Guard, to assist them in purchasing a home. The program is establis...
A2301 Imposes moratorium on DHS transitions and transfers of residents of Stat... This bill imposes a moratorium on the transition of a resident of a State developmental center to a new location at the developmental center, or the transfer of the resident to a new residential placement, because of an i...
ACR127 Amends Constitution to dedicate all State moneys received from settlemen... Amends Constitution to dedicate all State moneys received from settlements and awards in cases of environmental contamination relating to natural resource damages for certain environmental purposes.*
A2367 Requires mental health evaluation for all animal cruelty offenders; desi... This bill amends current law to require a mental health evaluation for any animal cruelty offender, whether an adult or a juvenile, to be followed by mental health counseling if warranted by the evaluation. It is designat...
A2492 Creates matching grant program for small businesses engaged in life scie... This bill directs the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (authority) to establish and maintain small business matching grant program for the purpose of awarding grants to eligible small businesses engaged in life s...
A2756 Establishes microgrid pilot program. This bill provides that the Board of Public Utilities (board) is to establish a microgrid pilot program for municipalities. The purpose of the microgrid pilot program is to equip public and private facilities deemed criti...
A2669 Provides credit under corporation business tax and gross income tax for ... This bill establishes a corporation business tax credit and a gross income tax credit for costs incurred in the construction of an eligible building qualifying as a silver level building, a gold level building, or a plati...
A2572 Provides for implementation of full-day preschool programs in additional... Under the provisions of the "School Funding Reform Act of 2008" (SFRA), P.L.2007, c.260 (C.18A:7F-43 et al.), school districts classified in District Factor Groups (DFG) A or B, or districts classified in DFG CD having a ...
A1071 Makes it a crime of the fourth degree for a private citizen to use a tra... This bill would make it a crime of the fourth degree to use a tracking device to track the movements or location of another person without that person's consent. The bill would not apply to the lawful use of an electronic...
A1461 Establishes Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Study Advisory Council.* This bill creates a Pedestrian Safety Study Commission to study and report on the issue of pedestrian safety in New Jersey. In conducting its inquiry, the commission is to study and analyze: the rights, duties, and respon...
A196 Provides tax credit under corporation business tax and gross income tax ... This bill provides a tax credit under the corporation business tax and the gross income tax for certain costs incurred in the purchase and installation of environmentally responsible business equipment. Under the bill, a ...
A244 Makes it a crime of the fourth degree for a public servant, during a sta... This bill makes it a crime of the fourth degree for a public servant, during a state of emergency, to knowingly use or make disposition of a public resource in an unauthorized manner with purpose to obtain a benefit for h...
A217 Allows gross income tax deductions for contributions by certain taxpayer... This bill allows a gross income tax deduction for amounts contributed to the New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust (NJBEST) Program for taxpayers with gross incomes of not more than $500,000. The bill allows a gross...
A381 Requires DCA to establish procedures for inspection and abatement of mol... This bill provides for the establishment of certain procedures for the inspection, identification, evaluation, and abatement of mold hazards in residential buildings and school facilities based upon, but not limited to, i...
A396 Allows gross income tax deductions for certain contributions to NJBEST c... This bill allows a taxpayer to deduct amounts of the taxpayer's contribution to accounts created under the New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust (NJBEST) Program, New Jersey's federally qualified tuition program, fr...
A1455 Establishes "Right to Try Act" permitting terminally ill patients to acc... This bill would permit patients who are terminally ill to access investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that have not yet been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). To use an i...
A918 Requires hospital patient's medical record to include notation if patien... This bill provides that a hospital is to require a health care professional, at the time of taking a medical history or performing a physical examination of a patient admitted to an emergency room or the hospital, to incl...
A305 The New Jersey Battlefield to Boardroom Act; Provides corporation busine... This bill is entitled "The New Jersey Battlefield to Boardroom Act." The bill provides a corporation business tax credit and gross income tax credit for qualified wages of certain veterans. The purpose of this bill is to ...
A417 Requires employer notification when relocating call center services outs... This bill requires that any employer relocating a call center from the State of New Jersey to one or more foreign countries must notify the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development and remit the unamortized value o...
AJR16 Designates September 21 of each year as "Evans Syndrome Awareness Day." Designates September 21 of each year as "Evans Syndrome Awareness Day."
A732 Extends eligibility for $250 property tax deduction to veterans of Opera... This bill would extend the eligibility for the veterans' property tax deduction to veterans of Operation "Praying Mantis," which was the attack by U.S. naval forces in retaliation for the Iranian mining of the Persian gul...
A405 Dedicates $140,000 of revenue from motor vehicle violations to DHS for b... This bill would change the statutory dedication of a portion of revenue from fines and penalties form motor vehicle violations to provide funding, currently dedicated to the "New Jersey Brain Injury Research Fund," to fun...
A1251 "Government Energy Reliability and Savings Public-Private Partnership Act." "Government Energy Reliability and Savings Public-Private Partnership Act."
A550 Requires New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority to annually prepare... This bill requires the New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority to annually submit a report to the Governor and Legislature detailing the debt ratio and the debt burden ratio for each public institution of higher educa...
A1977 Requires health benefits coverage for mammograms for women under 40 who ... This bill requires health insurers, including health, hospital, and medical service corporations; commercial individual, small employer, and larger group health insurers; health maintenance organizations; and the State He...
A1750 Provides a plan to rebalance State resources to provide community servic... This bill changes the way in which the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) in the Department of Human Services (DHS) will use resources to provide services to persons with developmental disabilities by reducing D...
A198 Requires municipal agency under MLUL to notify prospective applicant of ... This bill would require a municipal agency to inform a person, at the time that the person first receives paperwork concerning possible submission of an application for development under the "Municipal Land Use Law,"...
A458 Permits county clerk or register of deeds and mortgages to create Gold S... This bill permits county clerks or registers of deeds and mortgages, as appropriate, to create an identification card for Gold Star Parents. The bill defines Gold Star Parent to mean a parent, legal guardian or other lega...
A731 Prohibits the sale of certain children's products containing lead, mercu... This bill would prohibit the sale, distribution, import, or manufacture any children's product intended for use by a child under the age of 6 which contains, is composed of, or is made with lead, mercury, or cadmium. Unde...
A1825 Directs poison control and drug information program to establish clearin... This bill expands the responsibilities of the State's poison control and drug information program ("program"), in order to facilitate the gathering and analysis of Statewide information related to drug overdoses, and fost...
A441 Establishes solar power incentive program. This bill establishes the Solar Power Incentive Program (program). The purpose of the program is to provide financial incentives to owners of solar panel systems and to reduce electric grid congestion. Under the bill, the...
A1840 Requires county colleges to develop plan to achieve three-year graduatio... This bill requires each board of trustees of a county college to develop a plan to achieve a three-year graduation rate of at least 33 percent for full-time students enrolled in an associate degree program, by the 2019-20...
A179 Establishes carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide air quality standards a... This bill would establish a carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide air quality testing and certification program for ice arenas (i.e., indoor ice rinks), implemented by the Department of Health (DOH). Pursuant to the bill's...
A758 Revises penalty provision of law concerning prohibition of certain unsol... This bill changes the penalties for a violation of the law prohibiting certain unsolicited text messages, enacted as Assembly Bill No. 617 of 2014. Under this law, no person may send an unsolicited advertisement via text ...
A737 Requires destruction of records stored on digital copy machines under ce... This bill requires that a business destroy, or arrange for the destruction of, all records stored on a digital copy machine, which is no longer to be retained by that business, by erasing or otherwise modifying those reco...
A384 Creates "New Jersey Life Sciences Internship Challenge" program. This bill creates the "New Jersey Life Sciences Internship Challenge" program ("program") to provide tax credit subsidies to certain companies that have summer interns in the life sciences field. Any life science company ...
A395 Establishes "Local Governmental Process Activities Disclosure Act." This bill extends the same disclosure, reporting, and other requirements that govern the activities of governmental affairs agents to their activities with respect to all local government levels. Under the bill, a governm...
A387 Establishes "School Bus Safety and Child Protection Act," requires perio... This bill would establish the "School Bus Safety and Child Protection Act," requiring criminal background checks for certain school employees and prohibiting interference with school bus monitoring devices. The bill would...
A1841 Directs Secretary of Higher Education to study prevalence, cost, and qua... This bill directs the Secretary of Higher Education to conduct a study to examine the prevalence, cost, and quality of on-line courses offered for credit by institutions of higher education upon payment of a fee. Under th...
A1440 Provides gross income tax credit for certain expenses paid or incurred f... This bill, designated as the Caregiver's Assistance Act, provides a gross income tax credit to qualified caregivers, including resident taxpayers and resident individuals, who pay or incur qualified care expenses for the ...
A168 Directs DOT, in consultation with other State entities, to study and rep... This bill would direct the Department of Transportation ("the department"), in consultation with the Department of Environmental Protection, the Board of Public Utilities, the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, and ...
A620 Requires health care practitioners to discuss risk of addiction when pre... This bill requires health care practitioners to discuss the addiction potential of certain drugs prior to issuing a prescription for the drug to a patient who is under 18 years of age. The practitioner will have this disc...
A195 Provides grants to eligible businesses equal to 5% of annual base salary... This bill modifies the employment grant component of the Invest in New Jersey Business Grant Program ("program") administered by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority ("authority) to provide that the amount of eac...
A1695 Requires interior light of motor vehicle be turned on when stopped by la... This bill requires the driver of a motor vehicle to turn on the interior light when stopped by a law enforcement officer at certain times. Under current law, during the period when lighted lamps are required, an officer m...
A383 Prohibits public colleges from charging tuition to students who are pare... This bill provides that a State college or university created pursuant to chapter 64 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes, Rutgers, the State University, the University of Medicine and Dentistry and the New Jersey Inst...
A1070 Requires telemarketers to provide name, mailing address, and telephone n... This bill requires, a telemarketer, within 30 seconds of making a telemarketing sales call, to provide the customer the name, mailing address, and telephone number of the person on whose behalf the call is being made. A v...
A1868 Requires Commissioner of Transportation to publish notice of certain tra... This bill requires the Commissioner of Transportation to publish notice of certain transportation-related infrastructure projects and activities on an Internet website to provide increased accountability and transparency ...
A2110 Authorizes COAH to credit municipalities with 1.5 units of fair share af... This bill would allow municipalities to obtain credits toward the fulfillment of their fair share affordable housing obligations for housing reserved for certain veterans. This bill would require the Council on Affordable...
A1824 Requires health care practitioners to inform patients of addiction poten... This bill would require that, prior to issuing a prescription for a controlled dangerous substance which is a prescription drug, a practitioner must inform the patient, or the patient's parent or guardian if the patient i...
A1449 Requires DHS to develop timeline for use by individuals with development... This bill requires the Commissioner of Human Services, or the commissioner's designee, in consultation with the Commissioner of Children and Families, the Commissioner of Community Affairs, the Commissioner of Education, ...
A988 Increases penalties for identity theft when victim is a senior citizen o... This bill would increase the penalties for identity theft in cases when the victim is a senior citizen or veteran. Under the bill, the penalties would be increased as follows: · If the offense only involves one victim, an...
A1485 The "Green Building Tax Credit Act." This bill, entitled the "Green Building Tax Credit Act," provides tax credits toward the corporation business tax, gross income tax, and certain other specified taxes for developers and owners who design and con...
A409 Requires full pay for certain health care and public safety workers plac... This bill requires an employer to pay a health care worker or first responder regular compensation for any period of time that the health care worker or first responder is placed in isolation or quarantine and unable to w...
A1500 Increases renewable energy and energy efficiency requirements under "Ele... This bill amends provisions of the "Electric Discount and Energy Competition Act" ("EDECA"), P.L.1999, c.23 (N.J.S.A.48:3-49 et al.), concerning renewable energy and energy efficiency. Specifically, this bill: · requires ...
A194 Allows corporation business tax and gross income tax credits to business... This bill provides for corporation business tax and gross income tax credits to businesses that have employees who are also members of the National Guard or a reserve component of the Armed Forces of the United States and...
A4087 Establishes "New Jersey College Ready Students Program Act"; provides tu... This bill establishes the "New Jersey College Ready Students Program Act." Under the bill, the Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Secretary of Higher Education, is directed to establish a program to provi...
A3793 Clarifies that product approval from U.S. Food and Drug Administration i... This bill would clarify that approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is not required when a drug manufacturer is filing a registration statement. If, at the time of filing, a registrant's drug products hav...
A390 Doubles amount of certain retirement income that may be excluded from gr... This bill doubles the amount of certain retirement income a person 62 years of age or older or a disabled individual may exclude from taxable income under the New Jersey gross income tax. This bill also eliminates the inc...
A1463 Establishes New Jersey Caregiver Task Force to evaluate and provide reco... This bill establishes the "New Jersey Caregiver Task Force" to evaluate caregiver support services in the State and provide recommendations for the improvement and expansion of such services. The bill defines "caregiver s...
A669 "Consumer Access to Health Care Act"; eliminates requirement of joint pr... This bill which is designated as the "Consumer Access to Health Care Act," eliminates the requirement that a joint protocol be in place before an advanced practice nurse (APN) may prescribe medications, and sets forth the...
A386 Requires certain electric public utilities to file emergency response pl... This bill requires the Board of Public Utilities ("board") to establish a set of standards for emergency preparation and restoration of service after an outage that every investor-owned electric public utility ("utility")...
A241 Allows exclusion of certain alternative energy and energy conservation p... This bill allows for an exclusion under the gross income tax and the corporation business tax of any income, including royalty income, received from the sale, lease or other transfer of certain energy related patents held...
A1821 Requires 9-1-1 service facilities be equipped with Next Generation 9-1-1... This bill requires 9-1-1 service facilities, within three years following the bill's enactment, to be equipped with a Next Generation 9-1-1 system approved by the Office of Emergency Telecommunications Services for the pr...
A926 Implements person-first language and changes pejorative terminology refe... This bill deletes references to pejorative and archaic language that is used in the State statutes when referring to persons with developmental, cognitive, or psychiatric disabilities and persons with substance use disord...
A407 Revises homestead property tax reimbursement eligibility requirements fo... This bill revises homestead property tax reimbursement eligibility requirements for certain claimants who relocate their existing homestead to another homestead within the same municipality after initially qualifying for ...
ACR100 Proposes constitutional amendment to increase annual income limitation f... Proposes constitutional amendment to increase annual income limitation for senior and disabled citizens' $250 property tax deduction and bases future annual limitations on annual CPI changes.
A404 Directs installation of electric vehicle charging stations at service ar... This bill directs the New Jersey Turnpike Authority and the South Jersey Turnpike Authority to equip service areas along the toll roads under their jurisdiction with electric vehicle charging stations which would charge p...
A452 Requires reservation of portion of tenant vouchers under State rental as... This bill would reserve a portion of the tenant-based rental assistance vouchers under the State rental assistance program (SRAP) for grants to veterans. Current law reserves a portion of SRAP funding for veterans who hav...
A1832 Imposes a wholesale sales tax on electronic cigarettes and similar nicot... This bill imposes the New Jersey Tobacco Products Wholesale Sales and Use Tax on electronic cigarettes. Electronic cigarettes and similar tobacco-substitute smoking devices are designed to deliver a nicotine-based or othe...
A1891 Exempts senior homeowners from municipal building permit fees. This bill would permit municipalities to enact an ordinance to exempt any senior citizen who is eligible to receive a homestead property tax reimbursement under P.L.1997, c.348 (C.54:4-8.67 et seq.) from all municipal bui...
A391 Requires certain energy tax receipts to be paid directly to municipalities. This bill changes the manner in which energy tax receipts are distributed to municipalities. Under current law, energy tax receipts are all collected by the State. Often, through the annual appropriations act, the State r...
A295 Eliminates transfer inheritance tax for step-grandchildren. This bill would eliminate the State's transfer inheritance tax for step-grandchildren of a decedent by treating such persons the same as a decedent's grandchildren under the New Jersey Transfer Inheritance Tax Act, R.S.54...
AR137 Urges Congress and President to enact legislation creating program to su... Urges Congress and President to enact legislation creating program to subsidize purchase of diapers.
A4332 Requires minimum of one school bus aide for every 15 special needs stude... This bill would establish a minimum ratio of school bus aides to special needs students on a school bus. Under the bill, a board of education or a contracted service provider that provides pupil transportation services mu...
A4336 Allows counties and municipalities to establish, or request DOT to estab... This bill allows counties and municipalities to establish a reduced speed limit on a municipal or county road directly adjacent to a school, which will be in effect at all times. The bill also authorizes the Department of...
A4335 "Antwan's Law"; allows counties and municipalities to establish, or requ... This bill is named "Antwan's Law" in memory of Antwan Timbers, Jr., a high school student who was tragically killed while walking alongside Route 130 in Burlington City, Burlington County. The bill reduces the speed limit...
AR192 Urges Congress take action preventing repayment of military reenlistment... Urges Congress take action preventing repayment of military reenlistment bonuses paid to soldiers unaware they did not meet the bonus requirements.
A4356 Requires evaluation of school buildings for air quality and mold. This bill would require within 24 months after its effective date, and at least once every five years thereafter, the superintendent of each school district in the State, and the chief administrator of each private school...
A4346 "Consumer ATM and Credit Card Protection Act." This bill requires operators of publicly accessible payment or withdrawal systems to take certain actions to protect customer information. This bill confronts the problem of "skimmers," or devices used to steal customers'...
A4362 Creates Veterans Diversion Program to divert eligible servicemembers awa... This bill would require the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs to collaborate with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to establish a Statewide Veterans Diversion Program to divert eligibl...
A4380 Requires Secretary of Higher Education to annually provide Governor and ... Under the "New Jersey College Student and Parent Consumer Information Act," P.L.2009, c.197 (C.18A:3B-43 et seq.), the Secretary of Higher Education is required to annually compile the student consumer information reports...
A4377 Provides full forfeiture of pension of elected or appointed official con... This bill provides that the board of trustees of any State or locally-administered pension fund or retirement system will order the forfeiture of all of the earned service credit or pension or other retirement benefit of ...
A4379 Establishes social innovation loan guarantee pilot program and study com... This bill establishes a five-year social innovation loan guarantee pilot program (pilot program) for the purpose of encouraging private investment in health care services for the treatment and prevention of opioid and oth...
A4385 Requires institutions of higher education to offer cats and dogs no long... This bill would require institutions of higher education, and related research facilities, to offer cats and dogs no longer used for educational, research, or scientific purposes to animal rescue organizations for adoptio...
A4402 Requires DMVA to notify county veterans' affairs office of death of cert... Under current law, the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs, when notified of the death of a military service member, notifies the appropriate State veterans' service office of the service member's death. This bil...
A4400 Establishes Gold Star Family Scholarship Program; appropriates $100,000 ... This bill establishes the Gold Star Family Scholarship Program in the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA). Under the program, a spouse, child, parent, guardian, or sibling of an individual who served in ...
A4403 Requires Adjutant General to create informational webpage for Gold Star ... This bill would require the Adjutant General to create a public webpage with information specifically for Gold Star families. The webpage must include, but is not limited to, State benefits, State and county liaisons, a l...
A4408 Provides gross income tax credit for birth resulting in stillbirth. This bill provides a gross income tax credit for a taxpayer that has experienced a birth that results in a stillbirth during the taxable year. The amount of the refundable credit is $2,000. For a taxpayer to claim a credi...
A4405 Requires driver education course to include instruction on interacting w... This bill requires driver education courses to include instruction on interacting with a law enforcement officer during a traffic stop. Specifically, under the provisions of this bill, the curriculum for approved classroo...
A4407 Bans manufacture, sale, possession, importation, transportation, or use ... This bill would ban the manufacture, sale, offer for sale, possession, importation, or transportation of a trap that is a spring-loaded device that restrains an animal by capturing the foot, leg, or other body part, inclu...
A4423 Requires governmental affairs agents to disclose on notice of representa... This bill amends the "Legislative and Governmental Process Activities Disclosure Act," P.L.1971, c.183 (C.52:13C-18 et seq.), to require a governmental affairs agent to disclose the dollar amount received from a...
A4415 Requires water purveyors to conduct water loss audits. This bill would amend and supplement the "Water Supply Management Act" to require the State's water purveyors (i.e., public and private water providers) who regularly serve at least 3,300 individuals to conduct annual wat...
A4425 Eliminates certificate of need requirement for inpatient hospital beds f... This bill would eliminate the requirement that a health care facility obtain a certificate of need from the Department of Health (DOH) to develop inpatient treatment beds for treatment of patients who have both a psychiat...
A4440 Provides Medicaid and certain insurers access to Prescription Monitoring... This bill concerns the State's Prescription Monitoring Program and requires the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety to provide online access to the program's prescription monitoring inf...
A4458 Authorizes the sale and possession of certain fireworks. This bill allows the sale, possession, storage, and use of certain sparklers and other non-exploding, non-aerial fireworks. Current law prohibits the sale, possession, or use of fireworks other than by an authorized purch...
A1024 Directs Commissioner of Education to appoint coordinator and regional co... This bill directs the Commissioner of Education to appoint a Traumatic Brain Injury Education Coordinator. The coordinator will be responsible for evaluating, coordinating, and developing local, county, regional, and Stat...
A661 Requires sex offender's tier designation to be completed and reviewed by... Under the provisions of this bill, county prosecutors are required to determine a sex offender's risk of re-offense, or tier, prior to the inmate's release from incarceration. The bill also requires the court to complete ...
A1909 Establishes State Transportation Infrastructure Bank Fund and Clean Ener... This bill repeals the existing State Transportation Infrastructure Bank, and establishes two special non-lapsing, revolving funds within the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust (trust) to be known as the State T...
A1397 Prohibits persons violating animal cruelty law from owning, keeping, or ... This bill prohibits any person found guilty of, or liable for, a violation of the State animal cruelty laws from owning, keeping, or harboring an animal. The bill prohibits any such person from licensing or registering a ...
A397 The "Safe Playing Fields Act"; restricts use of lawn care pesticides at ... This bill would be known as the "Safe Playing Fields Act," and would restrict the use of lawn care pesticides on the grounds of any child care center and certain schools, playgrounds, and recreational fields in the State....
A401 Exempts certain qualified applicants for commercial driver's licenses fr... This bill provides that an applicant for a commercial driver's license, or a renewal commercial driver's license, does not have to undergo fingerprinting for a criminal history record background check if the applicant sub...
AR179 Urges New Jersey Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Task Force to support ad... Urges New Jersey Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Task Force to support adoption of Veterans Treatment Courts.
A4265 Requires certain notification prior to mosquito spraying applications. This bill would require certain notification prior to mosquito control spraying applications. Specifically, the bill would require the State Mosquito Control Commission and all county mosquito control commissions to: (1) ...
A4263 Requires bidders on certain State contracts to disclose, and Department ... This bill provides that whenever a purchase, contract or agreement is to be made, negotiated or awarded after public bidding pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A.52:34-6 et seq., each bid on the purchase, contract or agr...
AR184 Urges FDA to expedite approval process for generic drugs. Urges FDA to expedite approval process for generic drugs.
A4294 Require Attorney General to ensure review of registration statements and... This bill supplements the "Charitable Registration and Investigation Act," P.L.1994, c.16 (C.45:17A-18 et seq.), which regulates the fundraising activities of charitable organizations operating in the State. If upon recei...
A4306 Requires DEP to adopt Statewide plan to reduce lead exposure from contam... This bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection to develop and adopt, within one year after the effective date of the bill, a Statewide plan to reduce public exposure to lead in the environment. The dep...
A4313 Establishes endangerment of a domestic companion animal as an animal cru... This bill establishes endangering a domestic companion animal by putting the animal in danger of injury or imminent harm as a petty disorderly persons offense. The bill also provides that a humane law enforcement officer ...
A4293 Requires motor vehicle dealers and repair facilities to prioritize repai... This bill requires motor vehicle dealers and repair facilities to make a good faith effort to prioritize repair work on motor vehicles equipped with a wheelchair lift or which are retrofitted to accommodate a wheelchair o...
A4305 Requires soil testing to determine lead content prior to certain home sa... This bill requires soil testing to determine lead content prior to certain home sales. This bill requires that sales contracts for individual lots of residential property include a requirement for the seller to conduct a ...
A4304 Requires compilation of, and public access to, tests of soil lead levels. This bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Community Affairs, and the Department of Health to enter into a memorandum of agreement that provides for the establishment of a record...
A4285 "Pedals' Law"; prohibits hunting and establishes non-lethal control prog... This bill, to be known as "Pedals' Law," amends and supplements current law concerning the management of black bears and the State Game Code. This bill prohibits black bear hunting in the State for five years. In 2015, th...
ACR2 Establishes Joint Legislative Committee on Public School Funding Reform ... Establishes Joint Legislative Committee on Public School Funding Reform to recommend proposals on State funding of public schools.
A4239 Revises New Jersey College Loans to Assist State Students Loan Program t... This bill makes three changes to the New Jersey College Loans to Assist State Students (NJCLASS) Loan Program. First, it requires that the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) verify the financial informa...
A4242 Provides for voluntary contributions by taxpayers on gross income tax re... This bill provides for voluntary contributions by taxpayers on gross income tax returns to support healthcare education in New Jersey through scholarship awards. The bill establishes a special fund in the Department of th...
A4316 Requires outer envelope of certain mail-in ballots to indicate amount of... This bill provides that if the postage for the outer envelope containing a voted mail-in ballot is to be paid for by the voter, the outer envelope must indicate the amount of postage required to be provided by the voter.
A4318 Establishes grant program for school districts and charter schools to de... This bill directs the Commissioner of Education to establish a dual language immersion program. Under the program, the commissioner will provide grants to school districts and charter schools to develop dual language imme...
A4320 Requires health insurers, SHBP and SEHBP to provide coverage for digital... This bill requires health insurers and health maintenance organizations, as well as health benefits plans or contracts which are issued or purchased pursuant to the New Jersey Individual Health Coverage Program, New Jerse...
AR186 Urges Congress to pass either H.R.449 or H.R.3451 allowing for discharge... Urges Congress to pass either H.R.449 or H.R.3451 allowing for discharge of student loan debt in bankruptcy.
A4328 Provides for procurement by State of pharmacy benefits manager, automate... This bill provides that the State will procure, in an expedited manner, professional services contracts for: technical assistance to evaluate the qualifications of bidders on a Pharmacy Benefits Manager (PBM) procurement ...
AR136 Declares week of September 25 through October 1, 2017 as "Diaper Need Aw... Declares week of September 25 through October 1, 2017 as "Diaper Need Awareness Week."
A4084 Requires Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to establish inco... The bill directs the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) to establish an income-driven repayment option for an NJCLASS Loan Program loan. An income-driven repayment option is a student loan repayment pla...
A4069 Establishes payment incentive program for home health agencies and healt... This bill will require the Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services in the Department of Human Services to establish a pay-for-performance program, which will be mandatory for licensed home health agencies and r...
A4073 Requires data collection and issuance of report on drug evidence testing... This bill requires the New Jersey State Police Office of Forensic Sciences to collect data for six months and issue a report on evidence used in prosecuting certain drug-related crimes. Under current law, specimens taken ...
A4067 Establishes New Jersey First-Time Home Buyer Savings Account Program; pr... This bill establishes the New Jersey First-Time Home Buyer Savings Account Program to encourage first-time home owners to accumulate savings necessary for first-time home ownership within this State. The bill provides for...
A4077 Revises and codifies schedule for childhood lead screening along with ot... This bill would strengthen the existing State requirements for childhood lead screening by: (1) codifying, in the statutory law, the existing schedule for childhood lead screening that appears in regulations adopted by th...
A4143 Provides for confiscation and forfeiture of animals involved in animal c... This bill provides for the confiscation and forfeiture of animals involved in animal cruelty violations, and for the coverage of the cost of their care while the animals are held pending violation and forfeiture proceedin...
A4177 Requires certain schools to maintain supply of opioid antidotes and perm... This bill would require a board of education, board of trustees of a charter school, and chief school administrator of a nonpublic school to develop a policy, pursuant to Department of Education guidelines, for the emerge...
A4136 Establishes special license plate for family members of fallen police of... This bill provides for the issuance of distinctive motor vehicle license plate for family members of deceased law enforcement officers and firefighters whose deaths resulted from their work or status as officers or firefi...
A4139 Requires health care facilities to test for and remediate lead in drinki... This bill would require health care facilities to test for and remediate lead in drinking water, and disclose the test results. Specifically, under the bill, the owner or operator of a health care facility would be requir...
ACR208 Establishes State School Aid Funding Fairness Commission. Establishes State School Aid Funding Fairness Commission.
A4126 Enhances protections for domestic violence victims by restricting access... This bill enhances protections for domestic violence victims by restricting access to firearms by a person convicted of a domestic violence crime or subject to a domestic violence restraining order. Specifically, the bill...
A4176 Requires Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to obtain court o... Under current law, the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) may pursue, without a court order, a variety of means to collect on a defaulted student loan made pursuant to the New Jersey College Loans to As...
A4158 "New Jersey Call Center Jobs Act." This bill requires that any employer relocating a call center from the State of New Jersey to one or more foreign countries must notify the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development and remit the unamortized value o...
A4138 Requires health benefits coverage for buprenorphine and buprenorphine/na... This bill requires health insurers (health, hospital and medical service corporations, commercial individual and group health insurers; health maintenance organizations, health benefits plans issued pursuant to the New Je...
A4217 Prohibits unfair discrimination in issuing or rating life insurance poli... This bill amends the law concerning unfair discrimination in the issuance, extension or renewal of life insurance policies or in the fixing of the rates, terms, or conditions of a life insurance policy, to prohibit such d...
ACR209 Memorializes Congress to repeal the moratorium on firearm violence resea... Memorializes Congress to repeal the moratorium on firearm violence research and funding.
A4205 Requires continued coverage of prescription drugs for certain medical co... This bill requires health insurance carriers to provide continued coverage of prescription drugs for covered persons diagnosed with a complex or chronic medical condition or a rare disease. The bill defines "complex or ch...
A4238 Requires Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to provide annual... This bill directs the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) to annually submit to the Governor and to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the General Assembly a report on the New Jersey College ...
A4237 Prohibits termination of law enforcement officer or firefighter based up... This bill prohibits a law enforcement officer from being discharged from employment based upon a determination that the officer is physically incapacitated for the performance of his or her duty under certain circumstance...
A3982 Requires all prescriptions be transmitted electronically, subject to cer... This bill requires that every prescription for a controlled dangerous substance, prescription legend drug, or other prescription item be transmitted electronically using an electronic health records system. This requireme...
A3922 Requires training of certain staff and health care professionals in inte... This bill requires the Commissioner of Human Services or the commissioner's designee, in consultation with a professional and occupational licensing board within the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law a...
A3984 Requires opioid antidote dispensation to be monitored under Prescription... This bill would add naloxone hydrochloride, and other opioid antidotes, to the list of prescription drugs that are to be monitored as part of the State's Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP). Although the PMP focuses on ...
A3932 Concerns the grading of criminal offenses committed against a child unde... This bill concerns the grading of criminal offenses committed against a child under the age of 16 years by a person armed with a weapon. The bill increases the degree of crime for certain aggravated assaults. Presently N....
A3989 Allows use of stand-up paddleboards for fishing on lakes in wildlife man... This bill would allow a person to use a stand-up paddleboard to fish on any lake located in a wildlife management area, provided the person abides by all other applicable federal and State rules and regulations. This bill...
A4025 Authorizes State and local law enforcement entities to contract for bulk... This bill authorizes the Attorney General and the Superintendent of State Police to contract for the bulk purchase of a heroin antidote, such as Naloxone (also sold under the brand name Narcan), on behalf of all State, co...
A4091 Enhances resident voting participation rights in common interest communi... This bill enhances resident voting participation rights in common interest communities. New Jersey contains many planned real estate developments in which an association, through its executive board, is responsible for de...
A3910 Establishes procedures for pharmacists to seek approval to dispense alte... This bill establishes certain requirements concerning prescriptions for epinephrine auto-injector devices. Specifically, if a patient is prescribed an epinephrine auto-injector device, and there is an alternate epinephrin...
A4119 Concerns employer inquiries about wage and salary history. This bill amends the "Law Against Discrimination," P.L.1945, c.169 (C.10:5-1 et seq.), to strengthen protections against employment discrimination and thereby promote equal pay for women by prohibiting any employer from: ...
A4051 Directs Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to forgive certain... This bill directs the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) to forgive student loans offered through the New Jersey College Loans to Assist State Students (NJCLASS) Loan Program in the event of a student b...
A18 Amends Fiscal Year 2018 annual appropriation act to ensure involuntarily... This bill amends the annual appropriation act for fiscal year 2018 to ensure that all involuntarily furloughed State employees under the three day implementation of the Governor's Executive Order No. 228 shall receive the...
A5140 "Voter Privacy Act"; establishes protections for privacy of voters; proh... This bill, the "Voter Privacy Act," prohibits State and local entities from sharing the social security number, digitized signature, or New Jersey driver's license number or permit number of registered voters with the fed...
A5114 Establishes compensation program for certain county corrections officers... This bill establishes a compensation program for county corrections officers who are injured while in the performance of the officers' official duties. Under the provisions of the bill, a county corrections officer who, w...
A5125 Concerns availability of certain insurance for employers of self-directe... This bill requires the Department of Human Services to ensure that recipients of services through the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), or their authorized representatives, who act as employers when hiring sel...
AJR169 Designates November 2017 as "Hospice and Palliative Care Awareness Month." Designates November 2017 as "Hospice and Palliative Care Awareness Month."
A5163 Commits $3 million from Supplemental Workforce Fund for Basic Skill to N... This bill provides for a minimum allocation of $3 million from the Supplemental Workforce Fund for Basic Skills (SWFBS) to an account in that fund dedicated to the New Jersey Community College Consortium for Workforce and...
A5191 Requires water supplier to notify affected municipalities, school distri... This bill would require the owner or operator of a public water system to immediately notify, by telephone and electronic mail, the governing body of a municipality and the chief administrator of every school district, ch...
A5190 Requires water purveyors to reimburse residential customers for drinking... This bill would require the owner or operator of a public water system to reimburse a residential customer at the request of the municipality in which the customer resides, for the cost of water testing at the residence b...
A5192 Limits ability of State Medicaid program to seek recovery for improper e... This bill limits the amount that may be recovered from certain individuals who were improperly enrolled in the Medicaid or NJ FamilyCare program due to an administrative error. Specifically, if the individual was ineligib...
A4924 Concerns timely provision of TDI benefits. This bill implements measures to facilitate the timely payment of benefits under the temporary disability insurance (TDI) law, P.L.1948, c.110 (C.43:21-25 et al.), and the family leave insurance (FLI) law, P.L.2008, c.17 ...
AR269 Recognizes importance of public lands in NJ and opposes "State National ... Recognizes importance of public lands in NJ and opposes "State National Forest Management Act of 2017."
A3825 Establishes Clean Energy Technology Center and Alternative and Clean Ene... This bill creates a Clean Energy Technology Center (center) within the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to administer an Alternative and Clean Energy Investment Trust Fund (trust fund). Under the bill, the center is author...
A3873 Modifies recordkeeping requirements for secondhand jewelry and precious ... This bill increases the penalties imposed on secondhand jewelry and precious metal buyers who violate certain recordkeeping laws. Under current law, jewelry retailers, wholesalers, and smelters are required to verify the ...
A3830 Imposes three-year moratorium on use of assessments developed by Partner... This bill stipulates that, for the 2016-2017 through 2018-2019 school years, the assessments developed by the consortium of states known as the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC assess...
A3849 Prohibits designation of certain assessments as high school graduation r... Under current law, a State graduation proficiency test must be administered to all 11th grade students, and to any 11th and 12th grade students who have not yet demonstrated proficiency on the test. Beginning in the 2014-...
A3878 Requires child care centers to test for and remediate lead in drinking w... This bill would require child care centers to test for and remediate lead in drinking water, and disclose their test results. Specifically, under the bill, each child care center would be required to undertake periodic te...
A3929 Establishes State School Aid Funding Fairness Commission. This bill establishes the State School Aid Funding Fairness Commission, which will consist of four public members appointed as follows: two members appointed by the Governor; one member appointed by the Senate President; ...
A3916 Requires health insurers to provide coverage for hearing aids. This bill would require hospital, medical and health service corporations, commercial insurers, health maintenance organizations, health benefits plans issued pursuant to the New Jersey Individual Health Coverage and Smal...
A3972 Provides gross income tax credit to persons purchasing or leasing altern... This bill establishes: 1) a tax credit of up to $5,000 for the purchase, or lease for at least 30 months, of a qualified alternative fuel vehicle by an eligible taxpayer for personal use; and 2) an additional tax credit o...
A3950 Provides tax credits for performing certain repairs on primary residence... This bill provides $50 million in tax credits to taxpayers who perform home improvements to increase accessibility on the primary residences of qualified residents. A taxpayer can earn a tax credit, not in excess of $2,50...
A3965 Establishes DEP rebate program for purchase of alternative fuel vehicles. This bill directs the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to provide rebates to eligible purchasers of qualified alternative fuel vehicles for up to $5,000 per vehicle. It further provides that eligible purchaser...
A3980 Requires issues related to prescription opioids to be included in contin... This bill requires certain health care professionals to meet continuing education requirements on topics related to prescription opioid drugs as a condition of renewal of a professional license, certification, or registra...
A3760 Establishes the four-year "New Jersey Early Innovation Inspiration Schoo... This bill establishes the four-year "New Jersey Early Innovation Inspiration School Grant Pilot Program" in the Department of Education. The purpose of the pilot program is to develop and cultivate interest in the STEM (s...
A3983 Authorizes pharmacists to dispense up to 90-day supply of certain prescr... This bill authorizes pharmacists to dispense up to a 90-day supply of certain prescription drugs pursuant to a valid prescription. Specifically, the bill would apply to prescriptions that authorize an initial quantity of ...
A3985 Permits law enforcement agencies to buy firearms directly from manufactu... This bill clarifies that law enforcement agencies are permitted to purchase firearms directly from manufacturers. Specifically, under the provisions of this bill, law enforcement agencies are permitted to purchase firearm...
A3981 Establishes process for individual to petition court for involuntary com... This bill provides for a "petitioner" who is the spouse, civil union partner, relative, friend, or guardian of an individual to submit to the court a petition for the involuntary commitment of the individual to ...
A4769 Establishes Medicaid Managed Care Organization Oversight Program. This bill would require the Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services in the Department of Human Services to establish a Medicaid Managed Care Organization (MCO) Oversight Program to ensure the availability of ac...
A4789 Requires naltrexone and naloxone be offered to certain inmates prior to ... This bill requires the Commissioner of Corrections to offer certain inmates an injection of naltrexone and a one-dose supply of naloxone prior to release from incarceration. Specifically, under the provisions of this bill...
A4772 Establishes Working Group on Deaf Education and directs DOE to develop p... This bill establishes in the Department of Education a Working Group on Deaf Education for the purpose of making recommendations on issues related to the early linguistic development of children who are deaf or hard of he...
ACR237 Expresses intent of Legislature that "School Funding Reform Act of 2008"... Expresses intent of Legislature that "School Funding Reform Act of 2008" be fully funded in FY 2018.
A4835 Encourages development of public electric vehicle charging infrastructur... This bill would encourage municipalities involved in redevelopment efforts to include plans for the development of publicly available electric vehicle charging infrastructure when adopting redevelopment plans. The bill al...
A4864 Dedicates $140,000 from NJ Brain Injury Research Fund for community base... This bill would provide that a minimum of $140,000 would be appropriated on an annual basis from the New Jersey Brain Injury Research Fund to the Department of Human Services to be allocated to a statewide not-for-profit ...
A4800 Requires Internet service providers to keep confidential and prohibit an... This bill requires an Internet service provider (ISP) to keep confidential and prohibit any disclosure, sale, or unauthorized access of a subscriber's personally identifiable information unless the subscriber, expressly a...
A4793 Prohibits restrictions on patient receiving organ transplant based on ma... This bill prohibits restrictions on an individual receiving an anatomical gift, also known as an organ transplant, solely on the basis of marijuana use. In the case of a current marijuana user, the individual may be deeme...
A4792 Requires health insurers to provide coverage for equine therapy or rehab... This bill requires health insurers and health maintenance organizations, as well as health benefits plans or contracts which are issued or purchased pursuant to the New Jersey Individual Health Coverage Program, New Jerse...
A4858 Requires instruction on information literacy in curriculum of students i... This bill requires school districts to incorporate instruction on information literacy into the curriculum in each of the grades kindergarten through 12. "Information literacy," as used in the bill, means a set of skills ...
A4776 Establishes certain requirements and conditions concerning changes to DH... This bill places certain requirements and conditions on the implementation of the Department of Human Services (DHS) plan to reform its system for providing State reimbursement to providers of mental health and substance ...
A4863 Establishes 80 as maximum age for retired police officer to obtain speci... This bill revises the age restrictions governing the issuance of permits to carry handguns to retired law enforcement officers. Currently, retired law enforcement officers may receive a permit to carry a handgun without h...
A4861 Requires State to include distributed energy resource in certain new Sta... Requires State to include distributed energy resource in certain new State buildings and consider retrofitting certain existing State buildings with distributed energy resource.
A4862 Requires certain school district transportation supervisors to complete ... This bill provides that, beginning in the 2021-2022 school year, a school district transportation supervisor who is newly hired or who has less than 11 years of experience will be required, as a condition of employment, t...
A4866 Establishes certain requirements and conditions concerning changes to DH... This bill places certain requirements and conditions on the implementation of the Department of Human Services (DHS) plan to reform its system for providing State reimbursement to providers of mental health and substance ...
A4827 "Community Mental Health Safety Net Act"; requires DHS to provide cost-b... This bill, designated the "Community Mental Health Safety Net Act," would hold harmless certain providers of mental health and substance use disorder treatment services through June 2018 as they transition from a cost-bas...
A3615 Upgrades assault on victims who are elderly or disabled. This bill would upgrade the offense of assault in situations where the victim is disabled or elderly. Under the bill, a person who causes bodily injury to a person with a disability or to a senior citizen who is 60 years ...
A3684 Requires Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services to facilitate ... This bill requires the Assistant Commissioner of the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services in the Department of Human Services to facilitate the establishment of four new recovery community centers in New Jerse...
A3683 Prohibits condominium associations from assessing insurance deductibles ... This bill would prevent condominium associations from assessing insurance deductibles to individual unit owners or groups of unit owners. Under current law, a condominium association can pass the cost of any deductible ar...
A4538 Authorizes use of electric school buses. This bill authorizes the use of electric school buses, with a maximum width of 102 inches, excluding accessories. Current regulations restrict the width of all school buses to 96 inches, excluding accessories. The increas...
A4552 Encourages local units to plan for electric vehicle charging infrastruct... This bill would encourage municipalities to plan for the development of electric vehicle charging infrastructure at appropriate locations. New Jersey's Energy Master Plan encourages the greater use of electric vehicles (E...
A3 Requires health insurance coverage for treatment of substance use disord... This bill requires health insurance coverage for substance use disorders and regulates opioids and certain other prescription drugs in several ways. The bill requires health insurance carriers, the State Health Benefits P...
A4585 Provides for expedited appeal of school district's decision to deny acce... In January of 2012, the Legislature enacted P.L.2011, c.156 (C.18A:46-13.2 et seq.) to authorize access for a student's service animal in school buildings, including the classroom, and on school grounds. That law allows a...
A4575 Requires acceptance of universal dentist application for participation f... This bill requires health insurance carriers which offer dental plans to use a universal dentist application for participation form, and a form for renewal of credentialing, to be adopted by regulation of the Commissioner...
AJR141 Opposes President Trump's proposal to eliminate National Endowment for t... Opposes President Trump's proposal to eliminate National Endowment for the Arts; encourages President, administration, and Congress to increase support for arts through National Endowment for the Arts.
ACR232 Urges U.S. President and Congress to enact legislation giving registered... Urges U.S. President and Congress to enact legislation giving registered organ donors priority in organ allocations.
A4635 Maintains eligibility for veteran's property tax deduction when property... Current law requires a veteran who has filed a claim for a veteran's property tax deduction to have legal title (i.e., full or partial ownership interest) to the property for which the deduction is claimed. The statute go...
A4631 Establishes State food waste reduction goal of 50 percent by 2030. This bill would establish for the State a goal of reducing, by the year 2030, the amount of food waste generated annually in the State by 50 percent of that amount which is generated in the year this bill takes effect. Th...
A4619 Requires new voting machines purchased or leased for use in elections in... Under current law, the requirement for the purchase of new voting machines or retrofitting of existing voting machines to produce a paper record of the votes cast has been suspended until funding is made available from St...
A4629 Authorizes placement of involved animal with animal welfare agency or si... This bill provides for an animal welfare organization, animal rescue organization, or operator of a foster home or shelter to take custody of an animal confiscated from its owner and being held pending adjudication of an ...
A4569 The "Water Quality Accountability Act"; imposes certain testing, reporti... This bill, to be known as the "Water Quality Accountability Act," is intended to enhance the reliability and safety of the State's drinking water. The bill would apply to all water purveyors. The bill would establish spec...
A4620 Prohibits use of coupons, price rebates, and price reduction promotions ... This bill prohibits the use of coupons, price reductions, and price rebates in connection with the sale or offer for sale of tobacco and vapor products to consumers at retail. "Tobacco product" is defined to include cigar...
A4655 Requires EDA to undertake certain actions concerning records of business... This bill requires a business awarded a grant of tax credits under the Business Retention and Relocation Assistance Grant Program to submit annually documentation deemed necessary for the New Jersey Economic Development A...
A4654 Requires DHS to take certain measures concerning Integrated Case Managem... This bill requires the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) to develop and implement procedures, and utilize appropriate tools as necessary to administer, monitor, and evaluate the Integrated Case Mana...
A4683 Directs four-year public institutions of higher education to develop pla... This bill directs the governing board of a four-year public institution of higher education to develop a plan to achieve a six-year graduation rate of at least 70 percent by the 2022-2023 academic year for full-time stude...
A4688 Allows students to use certain grant awards during summer session. This bill provides that a student may elect to use a portion of a tuition aid grant (TAG) award, or an opportunity grant funded through the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF), during the summer session following the acade...
A4687 Permits establishment by county and four-year institutions of higher edu... This bill permits a four-year institution of higher education and a county college to partner in the establishment of a three plus one degree program for a baccalaureate degree. Under a three plus one degree program, a st...
AR228 Condemns strongly all hatred and bigotry directed toward religious organ... Condemns strongly all hatred and bigotry directed toward religious organizations in New Jersey, Canada, and United States; condemns threats to Katz Jewish Community Center in Cherry Hill and Kaplan Jewish Center in Tenafly.
A4748 Directs DEP to use 25 percent of any moneys received by NJ from settleme... This bill directs the Department of Environmental Protection to establish a program to promote the development of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and the infrastructure needed to support their use. The bill further provides t...
A4740 Provides gross income tax credit for costs to purchase and install smart... This bill would provide a gross income tax credit of 50 percent of the cost of the purchase and installation of a smart thermostat in a residential property, not to exceed $250. The tax credit would be funded through the ...
A4747 Requires community associations to allow installation of electric vehicl... This bill would promote, encourage, and remove obstacles to the use of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations by prohibiting common interest communities, such as condominiums and homeowners' associations, from adopting o...
A4741 Requires practitioners to check prescription monitoring information befo... This bill requires prescribers, or their authorized designees, to check a patient's prescription monitoring information when issuing a prescription for a Schedule II controlled dangerous substance (CDS) to a patient recei...
A4749 Establishes "Volkswagen Settlement Utilization Fund for Motor Vehicle Em... This bill directs the Department of Environmental Protection to establish and fund with moneys from the "Volkswagen Settlement Utilization Fund for Motor Vehicle Emissions Reduction and Air Pollution Control," establ...
A4750 Provides sales and use tax exemption for sales of plug-in hybrid vehicles. This bill provides an exemption from the State sales and use tax for sales of plug-in hybrid vehicles. Under current law, a vehicle may be exempt from the State sales and use tax if it qualifies as a "zero emission vehicl...
A4707 Prohibits residential substance use disorder treatment facilities and af... This bill prohibits residential substance use disorder treatment facilities and aftercare facilities (including sober living homes and halfway houses) from denying admission to a person on the basis that the person is cur...
A4753 Establishes pre-loan counseling requirements and borrower right of resci... This bill establishes pre-loan counseling requirements and a borrower right of rescission in regard to reverse mortgages. A reverse mortgage is a home loan that allows a homeowner to convert a portion of the equity in the...
A5031 Requires AG to conduct survey of untested sexual assault examination kits.* This bill requires the Attorney General to conduct an audit of untested sexual assault examination kits in this State and report the findings of the audit. Under the provisions of the bill, the Attorney General is require...
A5033 Requires DHS to report on transition to new fiscal intermediary by Divis... This bill requires the Department of Human Services to prepare, and submit no later than July 1, 2018 to the Governor and Legislature pursuant to section 2 of P.L.1991, c.164 (C.52:14-19.1), a written report concerning th...
A5220 Exempts certain motor vehicles that provide service to persons with deve... This bill exempts, from motor vehicle registration fees, motor vehicles not used for pleasure or for hire that are owned by any non-profit organization in the State that provides transportation services exclusively to per...
A5208 Authorizes NJ Environmental Infrastructure Trust to expend additional su... This bill would authorize the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust (NJEIT) to expend additional sums to make loans for environmental infrastructure projects for Fiscal Year 2018. In July 2017, P.L.2017, c.142 was...
A5210 Expands background check requirements for entities that provide services... This bill would expand the current federal and State background check requirement for agencies who serve individuals with developmental disabilities. The bill expressly requires federal and State background checks for ind...
A5193 Requires New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association to allow ... This bill requires the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) to allow public high schools in the same school district to enter into a cooperative sports football program at the varsity level if ei...
A5231 Revises animal cruelty law enforcement in NJ. This bill would revise the way in which animal cruelty law is enforced in the State by transferring the power of humane law enforcement from the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NJSPCA) and cou...
A5205 Regulates and prohibits certain operation of drones. This bill regulates and prohibits the operation of unmanned aircraft systems, commonly referred to as drones, under certain circumstances. Under the bill, it is a disorderly persons offense to operate a drone: 1) knowingl...
AJR175 Designates March of each year as "Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month." Designates March of each year as "Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month."
A5277 Authorizes court to impose lifetime parole supervision on certain child ... This bill addresses an omission in recently enacted legislation that would, upon the legislation's effective date of February 1, 2018, inadvertently change the law to render the State's lifetime parole supervision sentenc...
A5234 Prohibits consumer reporting agencies from charging certain fees and inc... This bill amends the New Jersey "Identity Theft Prevention Act" to prohibit a consumer reporting agency from charging a consumer any fee to remove or temporarily lift a security freeze on that consumer's consume...
A5233 Requires handlers of dogs used in law enforcement be provided opioid ant... This bill requires that an opioid antidote be made available to each handler of a dog owned or used by law enforcement while the dog is under the supervision of State, county, or local law enforcement. The bill authorizes...
A5243 Expands list of controlled dangerous substances for which prescribers an... This bill expands the requirements concerning mandatory checks of prescription monitoring information to include all Schedule II and Schedule III controlled dangerous substances and Schedule IV benzodiazepine drugs, which...
A5232 Establishes reciprocity requirements for out-of-State certified nurse ai... This bill establishes requirements for out-of-State nurse aide and personal care assistant certifications to be recognized in New Jersey. Specifically, an individual may apply to have an out-of-State certification entered...
A5221 Establishes "Restorative Justice in Education Pilot Program" in Departme... This bill directs the Commissioner of Education to establish a five-year "Restorative Justice in Education Pilot Program" to implement restorative justice practices in the public schools. The bill defines "restorative jus...
A5254 Allows public schools to let certain students not enrolled in school par... This bill requires the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) to allow public high schools in the same school district to enter into a cooperative sports program for any sport at the varsity level ...
AR297 Opposes elimination of federal tax deduction for property taxes containe... Opposes elimination of federal tax deduction for property taxes contained in Trump administration's recent federal tax reform proposal.
A5242 Concerns prescribing of certain controlled dangerous substances; require... This bill makes various revisions to the law to address the opioid crisis. First, the bill, revises P.L.2017, c.28 to provide that a practitioner must enter into a pain management agreement with a patient, instead of upon...
A4452 Requires sanitation vehicles display flashing lights in certain circumst... This bill, designated as "Michael Massey's Law," requires sanitation vehicles to display flashing amber warning lights and requires motorists approaching stationary sanitation vehicles with flashing lights to change lanes...
A4445 Upgrades assault on victims who are disabled. This bill would upgrade the offense of assault in situations where the victim is disabled. Under the bill, a person who causes bodily injury to a person with a disability would be guilty of a crime of the third degree and...
A4500 Requires certain ratios of school library media specialist to students i... This bill establishes minimum ratios of school library media specialists to students required in school districts. The ratios are: · in each public school having an enrollment of less than 300 students on October 15 of th...
A4515 Concerns equal pay and employment opportunities for women. This bill modifies the "Law Against Discrimination," P.L.1945, c.169 (C.10:5-1 et seq.) ("LAD") to strengthen protections against employment discrimination and promote equal pay for women. The bill amends the LAD to make ...
A4520 Requires candidates for President and Vice-President of United States to... This bill requires candidates for President and Vice-President of the United States to submit their federal income tax returns to the Division of Elections in the Department of State for at least the five most recent taxa...
Bill Number Motion Vote Date Vote
A1029 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
A1130 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A1798 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
A1856 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A1899 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
A1918 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A1954 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A2098 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A2204 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A2220 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A224 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A2374 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A2477 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A2513 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A2665 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A2943 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
A3293 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A3295 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A3402 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A3421 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A3466 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A3612 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A3688 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
A3732 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A3842 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
A3881 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
A4062 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A4079 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A4165 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A4195 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A4219 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A4240 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
A4467 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A4573 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A4676 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A4784 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A4787 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A4814 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
A4846 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A492 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
A5061 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
A5147 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
A5150 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
A5204 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
A5267 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
A5286 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
A5323 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
A5340 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
A783 Assembly Floor: Concur in Senate Amendments 1/8/2018 Yea
ACR261 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
AR113 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
AR284 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
AR285 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
AR294 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S1163 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S1390 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S1534 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S1651 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S1710 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2076 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2078 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2107 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S211 Assembly Floor: Table Motion 1/8/2018 Yea
S211 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2180 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2205 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2239 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2320 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2389 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2397 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2400 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2469 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2471 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2485 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2508 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2511 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2704 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S278 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2793 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2836 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2839 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2853 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2872 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S293 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2968 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2976 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S2978 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3012 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3102 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3218 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3233 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3305 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3317 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3341 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3370 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3377 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3395 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3409 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3416 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3439 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3447 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3449 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3458 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3459 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3460 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3477 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3499 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3502 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3521 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3534 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3538 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3539 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3554 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3555 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3556 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3558 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3565 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3566 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3568 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3570 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3573 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3575 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3592 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3595 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3603 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3604 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3607 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3614 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3616 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3620 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S3622 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S447 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S654 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S677 Assembly Floor: Concur Governor Recommendations 1/8/2018 Yea
S713 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S714 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S745 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
S848 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
SCR163 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
SCR176 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
SJR23 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
SJR84 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
SJR98 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Yea
A3002 Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/18/2017 Yea
A3475 Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee: Reported with Substitution 12/18/2017 Yea
A4368 Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee: Reported Favorably 12/18/2017 Yea
A501 Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/18/2017 Yea
A5211 Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee: Reported Favorably 12/18/2017 Yea
A5242 Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee: Reported with Substitution 12/18/2017 Yea
A5267 Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/18/2017 Yea
A5300 Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee: Reported with Substitution 12/18/2017 Yea
A5325 Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee: Reported Favorably 12/18/2017 Yea
AJR147 Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee: Reported Favorably 12/18/2017 Yea
S1163 Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/18/2017 Yea
S2320 Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee: Reported Favorably 12/18/2017 Yea
S975 Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee: Reported Favorably 12/18/2017 Yea
A1195 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A1640 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A1647 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A2053 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A2162 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A2294 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A2336 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A2361 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A2495 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A2523 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A2971 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A3047 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A336 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A3917 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A4031 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A4062 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A4156 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A4255 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A4439 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A4596 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A4669 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A4676 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A4871 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A4948 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A4949 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A5002 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A5006 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A5198 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A542 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A612 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A760 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A97 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
ACR260 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
AJR152 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
AJR85 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
AJR86 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
AJR88 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
AR178 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
AR200 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
AR227 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S1032 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S1148 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S1401 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S1732 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S1962 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S1986 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S2276 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S2560 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S2705 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S294 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S2964 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S3011 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S3011 Assembly Floor: Table Motion 12/7/2017 Yea
S3026 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S3118 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S3306 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S3307 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S3308 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S377 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S974 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
SCR111 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
SJR73 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A1895 Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
A1903 Assembly State and Local Government Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
A1910 Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
A2598 Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
A3931 Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
A4174 Assembly State and Local Government Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
A4404 Assembly State and Local Government Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
A5058 Assembly State and Local Government Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
A5061 Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
A5071 Assembly State and Local Government Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
A5076 Assembly State and Local Government Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
A5147 Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
A5150 Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
A5253 Assembly State and Local Government Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
A562 Assembly State and Local Government Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
ACR257 Assembly State and Local Government Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
AR220 Assembly State and Local Government Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
AR284 Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
AR285 Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
S2978 Assembly State and Local Government Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
S656 Assembly State and Local Government Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
A1463 Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee: Reported with Amendments 11/30/2017 Yea
A2179 Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee: Reported Favorably 11/30/2017 Other
A2430 Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee: Reported with Substitution 11/30/2017 Yea
A3490 Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee: Reported with Amendments 11/30/2017 Other
A4424 Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee: Reported with Amendments 11/30/2017 Yea
A4707 Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee: Reported Favorably 11/30/2017 Yea
A4741 Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee: Reported with Amendments 11/30/2017 Yea
A4780 Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee: Reported with Substitution 11/30/2017 Other
A5031 Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee: Reported with Amendments 11/30/2017 Other
A5201 Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee: Reported Favorably 11/30/2017 Yea
A796 Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee: Reported Favorably 11/30/2017 Other
Name Title Role Description Location Address Phone Email
Sharon Shinkle-Gardner Legislative Aide Research Assistant / Legislative Aide District Office 1 3691A Nottingham Way
Hamilton Square, NJ. 08690
(609) 631-0198 SShinkle-Gardner@njleg.org
Dan Benson first joined the NJ General Assembly on January 8, 2011. He was re-elected to his third full term on November 2015 and currently serves as Chair of the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee and as a member of the Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee and the Assembly Transportation Committee.
Dan is an alumnus of Georgetown University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and Government and Rutgers University where he received a Master of Public Policy degree from the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. Professionally, Dan is a consultant in the energy and telecommunications policy field, having worked for fifteen years in public policy and regulatory affairs both in the private and public sectors.
From 2002 to 2005, Dan served his hometown of Hamilton as Councilman, serving as Council President for two years. From 2008 to 2011, Dan served on the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders. In public office Dan has focused on investing in our communities to create economic opportunities, improving quality of life, and making New Jersey more affordable.
Outside of elected office, Dan is the Past President of the Kiwanis Club of Hamilton Township. He serves as the Advisor for the Steinert Key Club, a community service organization for high school students. He is a member of the Henry J Austin Health Center Board of Trustees, Ancient Order of Hibernians, and the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks Lodge #2622. He is active with the Friends of the Hamilton Township Library, a Life Member of the American Council of Young Political Leaders, and an alumnus of Leadership NJ, class of 2010.
Dan is a lifelong resident of Hamilton Township, where he lives with his wife Dr. Hande Benson, and their son Nicholas.